#Poem: “Threatened by #Beads” by Red Haircrow

This is one of two of my poems first published in Red Ink International Journal, Dec. 2016, and upcoming in (link) “Writing History” (tr. “Geschichte schreiben”), translated and part of an anthology in German, on decolonizing history and how history is told.  Edited by Sharon Dodua Otoo and Manuela Bauche, published by S Fischer Verlage. The publication […]

Decolonization and Indigenization is the New Reconciliation

Originally posted on indigenous motherhood:
Decolonization and indigenization is the new reconciliation. And many of our people are blindly holding, and even kissing, colonialism’s hand in the process. So many of our people are willingly playing the lead role in the now colonial-skewed process of “decolonization” and “indigenization.” They are becoming the pets to the…

#NoOneIsIllegal #NoJusticeOnStolenLand & a bit of Springsteen

#NoOneIsIllegal #NoJusticeOnStolenLand in the USA. Same for Australia. In Israel. And really, in the end, no different even in Europe for the wars they help fuel, the climate change… as thousands continue to drown in the Mediterranean Sea and entitled white young Europeans boated out to try to help them die. Or even more so, […]

The Romanticization of Indigenous Death, Eurocentrism & The Wrong Kind of Circle

“Throughout history, a country’s economic and military strength has influenced its times of cultural splendor and the rise of famous intellectuals and artists. Spain has been an exception to this. At the turn of the 20th century, a surprising series of events that no one could have predicted occurred. At the time, Spain had recently […]

Launching Dec.20th: A Project on Cultural Revitalization Through #Quebec #FirstNations Women

Mark the date: circleofvoices.com will be launching on December 20th! The contact form is already active on-site. Louise Watson is the French anthropologist who began this project, who recently successfully presented her dissertation. Glad to have met her when she contacted me in 2016 to speak at a solidarity demonstration for Standing Rock in Berlin. “Circle of […]