Jessica Chastain as Tammy Faye // courtesy of Searchlight

Bradley Cooper in Nightmare Alley // Image Courtesy of Searchlight Pictures

This is a picture of me eating tacos in Times Square about 2 months after I moved to New York. I had gotten home (which was 5 blocks from here and yes, it sucked) and my roommate wanted me to walk with her and her friend to the tourist trap but I had just ordered tacos so I brought them with me.

‘Land of the Free’ is an odd nickname. This country was built on my ancestors’ stolen land.

A photo of an upside down American flag hanging over a dark, ominous sky in Oceti Sakowin Camp.
An upside down American flag flies above Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on November 30, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Shea Vassar

Writer. Citizen of the Cherokee Nation. Coffee drinker. Rogue One defender. Oklahoma City Thunder fan.

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