Blog Post on the Use of Native American Symbolism in the US Capitol Riots on Jan. 6

Former American Studies Leipzig faculty member Dr. Frank Usbeck has written a post for the SKD blog on the use of native American symbolism by far-right, pro-Trump rioters at the US capitol in January. During his time at ASL, Usbeck had worked extensively on the appropriation of native American culture in the formation of German nationalism during the 19th century, and on how this fed into Nazi ideology and anti-American propaganda in the early 20th century.

Read the full post at: https://blog.skd.museum/museum-stories/durchs-bueffelhorn-gesprochen-politisches-cosplay-nationalismus-kulturelle-aneignung

For an English version, cf: https://frankusbeck.net/2021/01/29/spoken-through-the-buffalo-bull-horn-political-cosplay-nationalism-and-cultural-appropriation/