Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Nov 23, 2017
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  • Nov 23-29, 2017
  • Vol. 47, No. 8

Cover Story: Are the Vinyard Indians the Rachel Dolezal of native tribes? The Vinyard Indians want to be Illinois’s first state-recognized native tribe. But tribes long recognized by the federal government say the group’s members are just a bunch of white people caught in an act of cultural appropriation. Politics: Ben Joravsky on how Forrest Claypool pulls a Jeff Sessions The CPS boss apologizes for an invoice change he previously said he didn’t recall—after being shown proof of the change.

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