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THEYTUS AND KEGEDONCE PRESS TOP 3 PICKS FOR 2013

THEYTUS AND KEGEDONCE PRESS TOP 3 PICKS FOR 2013

Theytus Books picks their TOP 3 Books for 2013 Theytus Books is a leading North American publisher of Indigenous voices. Located in Syilx territory on the Penticton Indian Reserve in British Columbia, Theytus Books is proudly First Nations-owned and operated in partnership with the En’owkin Centre...
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CHRISSY SWAIN, DEFENDING GRASSY NARROWS

CHRISSY SWAIN, DEFENDING GRASSY NARROWS

Chrissy Swain shares about her connection to the land, the importance of youth defenders, and how some leadership should “smarten up” and be Anishinaabe. On December 2, 2002, youth and Elders of the Grassy Narrows First Nation established a blockade on a logging road in their territory and sparked one o...
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RENOWNED BEADING ARTIST SUMMER PETERS, AKA MAMA LONGLEGZ

RENOWNED BEADING ARTIST SUMMER PETERS, AKA MAMA LONGLEGZ

Nine Questions with renowned beading artist Summer Peters, AKA Mama Longlegz 1. Name, age, Nation, where you currently reside. I am Summer Peters, 35 years of age. I am originally from Mt Pleasant, Michigan from the Saginaw Chippewa reservation. I moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2000 and have been here ever sin...
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LOST IN THE WORLD WHERE HE WAS ALWAYS THE ONLY ONE

LOST IN THE WORLD WHERE HE WAS ALWAYS THE ONLY ONE

Excerpted from the forthcoming book Islands of Decolonial Love, published November 2013 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing. i did not want to drive onto the rez in a brand new white volvo turbo 680 or whatever the fuck it was called. “why don’t we drive in my truck, i’ll submit the travel claim, it’ll be easie...
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OJIBWE CHIEF SHINGWAUKONSE: ONE WHO WAS NOT IDLE

OJIBWE CHIEF SHINGWAUKONSE: ONE WHO WAS NOT IDLE

Chief Shingwaukonse was a key leader who role asserts the Anishinabeg’s contributions, understandings and hopes in the War of 1812. By virtue of being placed upon Turtle Island by the creator, the Anishinaabeg have always had to stand up for themselves and protect what was entrusted to them. This...
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LEE MARACLE ON HER EXCHANGE WITH THE CHHARA

LEE MARACLE ON HER EXCHANGE WITH THE CHHARA

The trip Lee writes about in the following journal was an International cultural exchange funded through the Canada Council for the Arts that took place in December 2012. The Canadian Indigenous participants came together for this project through common interests in developing international Indigenous a...
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DUSTIN JOHNSON

DUSTIN JOHNSON

Dustin Johnson speaks to identity as key in defending the land. An interview with youth activist Dustin Johnson who was born and raised Tsimshian from the Killerwhale Clan from the northwest coast of BC. Dustin has worked on decolonization initiatives and anti-oppressive social justice organizing in Van...
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SEVEN AGAINST THE WIND

SEVEN AGAINST THE WIND

Seemingly a passive act on the surface, underneath the walk was a revolutionary act akin to escaping a residential school. “At first the light wavering, glancing over us. Then it clenched to a fist of light that pointed, serached out, divided us. Each took the beams like direct blows the heart ans...
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