November 13, 2019

All Pages – Leaderboard Header
All Pages – Leaderboard Header
All Pages – Leaderboard Header
NEW WORKS
All Pages – Skyscraper Right
All Pages – Skyscraper Right
All Pages – Skyscraper Left
All Pages – Skyscraper Left
SÂKIPAKAWI-PÎSIM

SÂKIPAKAWI-PÎSIM

SÂKIPAKAWI-PÎSIM: MAY | THE BUDDING MOON Night by day, day by night all things awaken on the white stars of midnight. Amid the deepest green, the quaking leaves, spruce boughs green willow and damp moss we make our altar and give our naked selves. Moon, moon Nôhkom in my hands I see his face, carved ...
Read more
All Posts – Leaderboard Top
THE FAT TAKERS PIPELINE

THE FAT TAKERS PIPELINE

NATIVE PEOPLE, THE KXL, THE COWBOY AND INDIAN ALLIANCE AND THE CONSTITUTION by Winona LaDuke for LastRealIndians.com It turns out that mega projects are not employment opportunities. “No Keystone XL Black Snake Pipeline will cross Lakota Lands. We will protect our lands and waters and we have our...
Read more
FOR LEONARD

FOR LEONARD

Photo Credit: Taro Yamasaki, Getty Images April 19, 2014 marks the 38 year anniversary of the wrongful conviction of Leonard Peltier, political prisoner #89637-132 at USP Coleman I. There it is, the little piece of place they have assigned me I sit here I sleep here I read here I write here I cry here ....
Read more
All Posts – Leaderboard Top
TORONTO AKA TKARONTO PASSES NEW CITY COUNCIL PROTOCOL

TORONTO AKA TKARONTO PASSES NEW CITY COUNCIL PROTOCOL

A new historic protocol has been put in place to open the monthly Toronto City Council meetings. As of last week, the Speaker (Frances Nunziata) announced that following the singing of the national anthem, the Speaker will acknowledge that Toronto is traditional Indigenous territory of the Mississaugas...
Read more
COLOURS OF RESISTANCE

COLOURS OF RESISTANCE

Painting by Arnold Isbister I was careful for a long time not to wear red and purple together, lest I be taken for a genetic throwback. When I was in grade seven, growing up during the Civil Rights and AIM (American Indian) movements in the United States, my mom got a new job and moved ...
Read more
All Posts – Leaderboard Top
BEAR WITNESS ON THE JUNO WIN AND A TRIBE CALLED RED

BEAR WITNESS ON THE JUNO WIN AND A TRIBE CALLED RED

Photo: Crystal Schick/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS This past Sunday March 30, 2014, fans of A Tribe Called Red (ATCR) celebrated with the group as they took home the JUNO prize for Breakthrough Group of the Year. The hard earned, and well-deserved win was especially poignant since the group was competing outside...
Read more
All Posts – Leaderboard Top
TOMSON HIGHWAY TALKS TWO-SPIRITS, LOVE, AND PERFORMANCE

TOMSON HIGHWAY TALKS TWO-SPIRITS, LOVE, AND PERFORMANCE

Photo: Sean Howard Photography MM: What do you believe sparked your vision of the (Post) Mistress and how did it evolve musically?  TH: [It was] the difference between the straight line and the circle [that inspired me]. In European cultures, the structure of life is one of a straight line, one that goe...
Read more
#HASHTAG #REVOLUTION

#HASHTAG #REVOLUTION

The year 2013 began with the promise of a revitalized Indigenous resistance movement. Most agree resistance has been ongoing since contact, however in this instance it was happening as the phenomenon of Idle No More, and was in some ways, the most unifying Indigenous led movement social media had ever s...
Read more
All Posts – Leaderboard Top