How does internalizing a racial identity “perpetuate the policing of strangers and significant others?”

Focusing on the articles “Internalizing racial identities” and “The Politics of Ethnic Authenticity: Building Native American Identities and Communities,” how does ascribed identity operate on creating a Native ethnic identity? How does internalizing a racial identity “perpetuate the policing of strangers and significant others?” (no quote allowed)

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