3rd Annual Acknowledging #Indigenous Peoples Day – Event on 24 Nov 2022

On 24 November 2022, at the 3rd annual *Acknowledging #Indigenous Peoples Day* worldwide, I’ll be sharing my essay, “When I Think About America” and “Threatened by Beads”. My perspectives as a BIPOC person on history: past, present and future, both personal and societal.  Description: “We are meaningfully appreciating wisdom from Native and Indigenous scholars and […]

3 Nov in Saarland – Lecture: “Dismantling The Architecture and Refurbishment of Indigenous Trauma”

  DISMANTLING THE ARCHITECTURE AND REFURBISHMENT OF INDIGENOUS TRAUMA by Red Haircrow03. November 2022, 19 Uhr. Ort: VHS Saarbrücken, Altes Rathaus, Raum 23 “In Germany and most of the world, the trauma North American Indigenous peoples experience is mostly believed to be from events in the past, focusing on direct methods and effects of invasion […]

“Two-Spirit” – Fiction, Facts & Misuse

My original post on the topic was way back in 2010, “Two-Spirit-Tradition, History & Future”, so I wanted to do an updated version because my knowledge expanded also, from the wisdom of Native/Indigenous scholars, elders and elders-to-be. This is information I share and include in some workshops or presentations if applicable, or if someone asks […]

For #IndigenousPeoplesDay, my #Essay: “When I Think About America”

Originally published at Medium, Feb 2020, as a #BIPOC #personalessay #flashmemoir. (Photo of my mother and son, taken by me, 1997) When I think about #America, I think of the multi-millions of #Indigenous peoples who were killed, who were raped, who had their children ripped from their arms or who died from diseases deliberately introduced. […]

The Whitecentric #Winnetou Controversy in #Germany is Overshadowing Important Topics like #RostockLichtenhagen but the Root Cause is the same: #Racism & White Supremacist Ideology

In a recent Twitter post an important point was made by Dr. Noa Ha, a participant from our documentary, “Forget Winnetou! Loving in the Wrong Way” and a “(Post)colonial urbanist. Des/integration, critical race, decolonial studies. @ art school Berlin-Weissensee and DeZIM.” I responded on the thread “Another facet of whiteness and whiteness-centeredness, both of which […]