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…

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 […]

At Red Rising Magazine-“Professions-What do “Real Natives” Do?”

My latest think piece at Red Rising Magazine, featuring a photo of our graphic artist Natasha John, from our documentary Forget Winnetou!. Please visit RRM for the full article. The definitions of “real Indian” as opposed to “not authentic” Indian, based on ancestry or blood quantum level, or additionally on physical appearance, dress, behavior and […]

Deeds, Not Words ~ Indigenous Day of Action – Oct10 — RED POWER MEDIA

Indigenous Day of Action #DeedsNotWords Justin Trudeau. It is time for DEEDS, Not WORDS, that truly respect Indigenous Rights. First Nations in Canada are waking up to the reality that the Trudeau government has a big smiley face for a front man, but when it comes to business, nothing has changed. This government approved the […]

My Poem in Red Rising Magazine Issue #3: Land & Water-Coming Mid-May!

Red Rising is a nonprofit Indigenous magazine from Winnipeg, MB. “Issue #3 “Land and Water” coming May 13th features new pieces from Christi Belcourt, Red Haircrow, Tabitha Martens & more.” “Red Rising Magazine will have a launch party featuring Winona LaDuke at the Circle of Life Thunderbird House at 715 Main Street from 6:00 to […]