#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…

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 […]

My Film Excerpt in Deutsches Hygiene Museum’s New Exhibition on Race – May 19, 2018 to Jan. 6, 2019

Pleased to announce my small part in the upcoming opening of a new exhibition on race at the Deutsches Hygiene Museum in Dresden, Germany. Film footage from my documentary film, “Forget Winnetou: Loving in the Wrong Way” (2018), will be part of a critically needed discussion on the origins of the race myth, and the […]