Pretendians

Publisher:
Canadaland

Pretendians

4.7/5

Critic Rating

What do some of the most prominent and successful Indigenous artists, leaders and professors have in common? They aren’t Indigenous. There are hundreds of cases of Indigenous identity fraud that we know about, and likely thousands that we do not. So why do these so-called “pretendians” do it? How do they pull it off? And what happens when they are exposed? In each episode of this riveting new podcast series, co-hosts Robert Jago (Kwantlen First Nation and Nooksack Indian Tribe) and Angel Ellis (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) reveal unbelievable stories of audacious fraudsters and investigate the complex phenomenon of Indigenous identity...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.7

The Crime Writers Squad • Crime Writers On Jun 6, 2024

"Lara and Toby were mild thumbs up, saying the stories were good but the format was uneven. Kevin was taken with the examples of how this kind of racial identity theft depletes resources meant for native people."

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