J.K. Rowling's latest wizardry prompts criticism from Native Americans

Harry Potter fans in Native American communities are disappointed with the depiction of their cultures and history in the British novelist's latest stories.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

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J.K. Rowling returns human rights award amid criticism from organization

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Daniel Radcliffe rebukes J.K. Rowling’s latest tweets about trans women

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