A descendant of the Nahua and Otomi peoples, Zane Switzer is a Tiktok influencer working to educate his 120,000 followers about Indigenous history. The 20-year-old from Troy, Ohio, has a page full of viral videos that provide fascinating information while also shining a crucial spotlight on Indigenous communities. His content spotlights Indigenous language, culture, music and history, which Switzer connects through captions, archived photos and his impressive video editing skills.
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