Indian Country - History Professor Denies Native Genocide: Student Disagreed, Says He Expelled Her
This is really disturbing. It gives me a reason to worry about higher education in this country. Its bad enough that the right is messing with our K though 12 schools, especially in former Confederate states, like Texas. The school has denied that the student was thrown out of the course, still this is rather troubling, if there is any truth to her claims. Vincent Schilling has more,
Courtesy: Chiitaanibah Johnson (Navajo/Maidu)
Chiitaanibah Johnson (Navajo/Maidu) a 19 year old sophomore student at Cal State Sacramento University says when she told her U.S. History Professor Maury Wiseman that she disagreed with his assessment that Native Americans did not face Genocide - the professor said she was hijacking his class, was accusing him of bigotry and racism and she was expelled from the class
A Cal State Sacramento University professor who allegedly told his United States History class he did not like the term ‘genocide’ in relation to Native Americans in history, told a Native American student who disagreed with him that she was disenrolled and expelled from his course.
UPDATE: The Sacramento State History Department has issued a tweet stating Johnson was not expelled from the course. You can read the article update here: Sac State History Dept Tweets - “Student Not Disenrolled.”
The account is according to Native university student, Chiitaanibah Johnson (Navajo/Maidu) a 19-year-old sophomore student at Cal State Sacramento University.
Johnson says when she told her U.S. History Professor Maury Wiseman that she disagreed with his assessment that Native Americans did not face genocide, the professor said she was hijacking his class, and that she was accusing him of bigotry and racism.