Always the land of diversity, we here in the US have not one but TWO wizarding schools (one official, one made up in the wonderful world of the Internet, which is…very American): Ilvermorny and Eaglecrest. I wanted to sort myself in both and see what happened!
On Pottermore, J.K. Rowling recently announced that the United States has its own wizarding school, Ilvermorny. While it is AMAZING to have a Hogwarts of our own, the school has been pretty controversial. Each house is represented by Native American legends, which could be cool if it were coherent or based in a narrative where Native Americans created the school. Instead, Irish wizards created Ilvermorny and adapted Native American culture as they saw fit, which is…pretty problematic. Continue reading