ABC News Anchor Refers to Indigenous People as "Creatures" in Reference to Native American Heritage Month
November 7, 2022
NEW YORK - During news coverage on Native American Heritage Month, ABC reporter Kyra Phillips referred to Indigenous people as "Indigenous creatures" on national television on Thursday.
"Celebrating Native American Heritage Month, when we come back we'll take a look at Indigenous creatures taking Hollywood and pop-culture by storm," Phillips said on yesterday's broadcast.
The mistake hasn't been corrected, and the news company hasn't issued an explanation to the error, which was captured and published on TikTok by user @indigenousdronepilot.