Month: January 2021

“American Girl” and what that actually means

Kirsten is a young girl with light skin and blonde hair wearing a thick black and white sweater looking out the window at the winter prairie.

One of the things I’m doing with my daughter Siren this year is using American Girl books and short documentaries to teach her about migration patterns into the US. This to make clear three things. One, the first Americans are indigenous Americans, the only Americans who are “from” America. Two, those we credit with “founding” […]