#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 […]

Call For Submissions #NativeAmerican #Indigenous #Film & Multimedia Screening Opportunity

In cooperation with Xart Splitta, we want to help showcase Native/indigenous films in Berlin, Germany through Fall/Winter 2018. My work at this point is voluntary, but I want to continue helping Natives present and represent themselves, especially in a country where “Indian” stereotypes are happily, pervasively common yet just as damaging and misrepresentative. Many really […]

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, […]

Power and Perception Exhibit Showcases Contemporary Native Artists

Originally posted on LRInspire:
Many portraits of Indigenous people by non-Native artists romanticize, stereotype, or appropriate Native people and cultures. Contemporary Native artists are actively deconstructing these myths and preconceptions about their culture through the use of art. In fact, many modern-day artists use a dynamic combination of materials, methods and concepts that challenge traditional…