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J.K. Rowling's New Harry Potter Story Has Really Upset Some Native Americans — Find Out Why!

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When J.K. Rowling announced the release of four new Harry Potter universe stories titled The History of Magic in North America, we thought wizards, witches, and muggles around the world would be thrilled.

Well since the first of the stories was released on the author's interactive website Pottermore yesterday, there are some fans who haven't been too pleased with the work.

Related: J.K. Rowling Dropped Some MAJOR News About Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them!

Dr. Adrienne Keene who runs the site Native Appropriations – a "forum for discussing representations of Native peoples, including stereotypes, cultural appropriation, news, activism, and more" — was particularly upset.

She wrote an essay about her issues with the story, saying:

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J.K. Rowling Drops FOUR New Harry Potter Stories This Week — Set In The U.S.! Watch The Announcement Trailer!

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We can never get too much Harry Potter!

Last week, J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to make a pretty AH-Mazing announcement about Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as she revealed the book won't be just one movie, but rather a trilogy!

While that's pretty exciting news, we've got an even BETTER announcement for fans of the HP books as a new series of four original stories titled The History of Magic in North America will debut on Pottermore — the author's interactive website — this week!

Related: New Harry Potter Ride At Universal Studios Is Leaving Test Riders Sick To Their Stomachs!

Not only that, but the stories will dive into previously unexplored areas of the Potterverse — in the United States!

The stories will give fans more background on Salem witch trials, the Native American legend of the skin-walkers, the Magical Congress of the United States of America, and of course the U.S. version of Hogwarts known as Ilvermorny.

We're guessing this info will help fans understand the world Newt Scamander (AKA Eddie Redmayne) will be entering when FBaWtFT hits theaters on November 18, 2016!

Ch-ch-check out the incredible trailer for the series of stories (below) and let us know if you're as excited as we are for some new adventures from Rowling!

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J.K. Rowling HIGHlariously Shuts Down An Internet Troll With Rap Lyrics!

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J.K. Rowling is the dopest MC in the game!

In case you missed it, the Harry Potter author got into a Twitter feud with Glasgow East Parliament member Natalie McGarry who accused her of defending a misogynist.

Related: J.K. Rowling Just Swapped Her Characters' Genders!

After further inspection, it turns out Miz Rowling did no such thing, and McGarry later apologized.

However, one Internet troll decided to rehash the drama!

A Twitter user that goes by the name of Kevin Williamson wrote

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Discover More Harry Potter Secrets In New Behind-The-Scenes Look At Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them!

Ever since the end of the Harry Potter franchise, we've been desperately wanting more of the magical world that J.K. Rowling created.

That's why we're so excited that the HP author's book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been adapted to film and will be hitting theaters this fall!

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Not only does the cast — which includes Eddie Redmayne, Ezra Miller, and Colin Farrelllook PHENOMENAL but the trailer teases all kinds of excitement!

Ch-ch-check out this incredible behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Potterverse film (above) and let us know how excited you are for the magical flick that lands in theaters November 18, 2016!

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J.K. Rowling SHUTS DOWN A Parliament Member Accusing Her Of Defending A Misogynist! Read The EPIC Twitter Beef Happening NOW!

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This makes Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa's beef look like child's play!

It's no secret that J.K. Rowling has one of the best Twitter accounts on the planet — not only does she occasionally spill some secrets about Harry Potter to fans, but her penchant for calling out social media meanies for our enjoyment is basically what Twitter was made for!

Related: J.K. Rowling Just Swapped Her Characters' Genders!

But things got darker than the Deathly Hallows Thursday afternoon when Scottish Parliament member Natalie McGarry accused the author of defending and complementing an abusive and misogynist Twitter troll.

It all started early afternoon when McGarry was venting about the troll in question, and called Jo out for seemingly no reason at all:

Brian Spanner is a Twitter user who has a history of calling out McGarry on social media — and also likes to tell the occasional crude joke.

However, Spanner and Rowling have also shared a few exchanges in the past, which McGarry thought was enough to say she was supporting an "abuser":

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J.K. Rowling Just Swapped Her Characters' Genders — But WHICH Characters??

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Despite the MASSIVE success of the Harry Potter books and films, J.K. Rowling hasn't slowed down.

The magical author has stayed busy in the past few years by completing four novels, writing the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, as well as collaborating on the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Related: Rowling Reveals The Secret Thing She Told Alan Rickman About Playing Snape!

Oh and did we mention she keeps us all on our toes with every tweet, whether she's using HP to call out Donald Trump campaign manager, or responding to homophobic Twitter trolls.

Well Rowling has captured our attention AGAIN and we're so incredibly intrigued!

Thursday morning, J.K. sent out a mysterious tweet referring to an unidentified project saying:

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ICYMI: Emma Watson Responded To Casting Of A Black Hermione In Harry Potter & The Cursed Child!

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Accio colorblind casting!

As you may have heard, the Internet freaked out for all the right reasons last month when it was revealed that black actress Noma Dumezweni had been cast as a grownup Hermione Granger in Harry Potter & The Cursed Child.

And while J.K. Rowling was quick to voice her support for the veteran stage actress, another person familiar with the part is excited about the casting news, as well — Emma Watson!

Video: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Trailer!

The Beauty and the Beast star took to Twitter over the weekend to send a special shout-out to Noma, saying:

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