Skip to comments.'Anti-Thanksgiving’ Potluck Dinner Sparks Controversy On UVA Campus
Posted on 11/19/2012 3:39:24 PM PST by drewh
An anti-Thanksgiving potluck planned for Monday night is stirring controversy on the University of Virginia (UVA) campus.
The event, hosted by the American Indian Student Union (AISU), aims to discuss Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective over a potluck dinner.
Students at the University of Virginia are holding an anti-Thanksgiving potluck on Monday night. The anti-Thanksgiving celebration will provide a contrast with the typical American view of Thanksgiving, AISU president Katelyn Krause promised an NBC affiliate.
Krause declined an interview with Campus Reform.
Nicole Bailey, Executive-in-Chief of the conservative newspaper, The Virginia Advocate, however, told Campus Reform that she understands the intent of the groups potluck, but disagrees with this particular event as a means to convey their message.
They think that by doing events that put down what people understand to be modern Americans realization of the American dream and American story is a way to raise awareness about the less glamorous parts of Americas history, said Bailey.
Thats frankly not true, she added.
Marian Anderfursen, Director of Media Relations for UVA, told Campus Reform that the university encourages such political dialogue on campus.
Our students are engaged in issues and they explore a lot of different ideas and we support that, she said.
According to their website, one of AISUs primary objectives is to provide an American Indian point-of-view by participating in campus debates on diversity and voicing support concerns on actions of both student government and the University administration
Intolerant haters in the news...
“Our students are engaged in issues and they explore a lot of different ideas and we support that.”
Except the idea that “diversity” indoctrination is racist.
The 1st Amendment protects their right to throw this little shindig. It protects my right to say that they’re acting like a bunch of tw*ts. G-d bless the Constitution.
The United States of the Offended.
I can’t claim originality in that phrase; some dude on the “John Boy and Billy” radio program, the old curmudgeon whose name escapes me, said it years ago. He nailed it....especially now.
Do the Indian go on record with their rapes, tortures, murders, cannibalism and human sacrifice?
Of course not, only Whitey is bad.
As there is no response to this within civilized conventions, it should prove quite interesting when they received the response they so greatly deserve.
Guest speaker .... Fauxcahontas? /s
How about the Native American view on unrestricted immigration?
That worked out well for them.
I am sure their campus funding for Christian and conservative orgs and clubs is similar to those for the leftist groups....
If the Mohawks don’t include eating an enemy’s liver, this ain’t the real thing!
I take it that the “Native American” perspective is anti-Thanksgiving.
a big meal.. not a meal served over an open fire as the Pilgrims and Indians experienced.
I will enjoy turkey bird. Say my prayers and to give thanks to Almighty God.
Don’t forget the all important slavery! The Native Americans were quite happy to take prisoners of other tribes as slaves.
I bet they end up eating crow.
I am a Charlottesvillian born and bred, several generations back on both sides of my family. UVa is a cerebral cancer on the Spirit of Truth and Godliness in central Virginia. So many little brats with minimal IQ’s, pandered to by cowardly bureaucrats (”professional educators.”) They swarm and seethe in their mindlessness into the abyss of moral and spiritual collapse.
Someone please tell them to grow up. If you want ‘whiteman’ to mea culpa for whatever sins, you get your little backsides in gear to do the same for the vicious, benighted, and demonic cultures of your “ancestors.”
It might be cold at their dinner. I’ll bring them some blankets...