Florida teacher outed as white nationalist with podcast: report

A Florida school teacher has been accused of moonlighting as white nationalist podcaster, according to a report.

Dayanna Volitich, 25, a social studies educator at Crystal River Middle School bragged about teaching her ideology in the classroom — and getting away with it — during a recent episode of “Unapologetic,” HuffPost reported Saturday.

“I’ve had a couple instances where parents were concerned,” Volitich said in the Feb. 26 episode, under the pseudonym Tiana Dalichov.

“One, at the beginning of the year, emailed the principal over my head. ‘I’m worried that your teacher, she’s injecting political bias,’” Volitich recalled.

She said the Crystal River principal confronted her about the parent's concern and asked, “Should I be worried?”

"No," Volitich replied. “She believed me and backed off.”

When reached by HuffPost, a Citrus County School District official was unable to confirm if Volitich was Dalichov but said comments on the podcast would be investigated.

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The report tied Dalichov to Volitich by comparing public records to personal details, such as photos, age, home and employment history revealed on social media accounts. Those accounts associated with Dalichov went offline after HuffPost reached out to her for comment.

Archives of the podcast on the website TuneIn show Volitich kicked off the project in January and had recorded at least five episodes. She pitched the show as “fighting through the cultural jungle.”

In the same episode where Volitich described peppering curriculum with white nationalism, she appeared to agree with a guest calling on far-right listeners to infiltrate academics as teachers.

“They don’t have to be vocal about their views, but get in there, be more covert and start taking over. That’s what the left did,” said Lana Lokteff, who has been described as one of the few, but outspoken women in the white nationalist movement.

“We have to take that institution back. Children are very important. Communists always knew that. They wanted the minds of children because that is the future,” Lokteff said. “If we could have more teachers in those positions, that would be great.”

Volitch then identified herself as doing what Lokteff suggested.

“I’m absolutely one of them,” Dalichov said.

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