• Taylor Mendoza

    Associate Editor, BU Today & Bostonia

    Taylor Mendoza is a BU Today and Bostonia associate editor. She graduated from BU in 2018 with a BA in English and a minor in cinema and media studies. At BU, she wrote for The Daily Free Press and was treasurer of the Creative Writing Club. She worked as a marketing content intern for JumpStart Games and as a social media and marketing associate at Nimble, Inc. She also makes videos about books on YouTube and was recently named a Penguin Teen Influencer. When she’s not reading, she can be found writing, listening to podcasts, watching movies, or playing board games. Profile

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There is 1 comment on 10 Great Reads in Honor of Indigenous Peoples Dayeat

  1. Regarding Rebecca Roanhorse – https://www.indianz.com/News/2020/06/24/the-elizabeth-warren-of-the-scifi-set-au.asp

    “A popular author is facing renewed accusations of cultural appropriation after repeatedly using tribal stories and traditions without consent.
    In her latest work, Rebecca Roanhorse describes herself as a being Native American from Ohkay Owingeh, one of the 19 Pueblo communities in New Mexico. But she is not a citizen of the federally recognized Indian nation, whose homelands are located in the northern part of the state.
    Additionally, no one under the name Roanhorse, her married name, or that of Parish, her maiden name, is a citizen, Indianz.Com confirmed. And in public settings, she has told people she has never lived in the tribal community.”

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