The Discourse of Chiefs
(as it relates to research) “Enough research. We need action. Our communities are in need.” A deep, soft voice from the back corner. “We need more research. We need to know what is happening in our communities.” Research is knowing one another. Our songs are our certificates. Research is ceremony.
Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (@pmharper)
Kwey, Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence is currently on a hunger strike and demanding a meeting with you, the Prime Minister of Canada. Her people are suffering and have shown the world the issues many First Nations face across Turtle Island. I am aware that Minister John Duncan has agreed to meet with Theresa Spence, but that is not enough. First Nations’ relationships with settlers...
To understand me, you’ll have to swallow a world.– Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children
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I love how Indians automatically abbreviate my...
Waawaateseg (Fireflies) | by Margaret Noori →
Aanii ezhi pagozi dibikgiizis? / How does moonlight taste? Aanii ezhi noodin pagwad / How much does the wind weigh? Aanii ezhi ezhichigeyaamba / What do I need to do Ji-nsostaawaag waawaateseg / to understand the fireflies? Jiimaanan ina n’ga pagadanan giizhigong / Throw kisses or canoes to heaven? Maage mikzhaweyaanh gdo’wiikweodenong / Or row to a heart’s shore? ...
By 6:30 I'd fallen into an Indigenous depression...
Is it bad for a dozen Indians to talk American...