Alaska Native Language Bill Becomes Law

Alaska Native Language Bill Becomes Law

  Alaska Native languages are officially recognized in the state of Alaska. Here are some photos I took at the momentous event.   Alaska Native languages HB 216 was signed into law by the governor on October 23 in Anchorage.   Source: 4loveofthepeople.wordpress.com See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations

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Is it time for a Native Bechdel Test?

Is it time for a Native Bechdel Test?

  Three weeks ago*, the MacArthur foundation announced this year’s crop of “genius grant” award winners, which honored the incredible Native feminist and activist Sarah Deer, as well as 20 other amazing (and amazingly diverse) folks. Among that group was Alison Bechdel, a comic artist and author, but more commonly known for her creation of what we now call the “Bechdel Test.” The Bechdel test

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Football Fan Threatens to “Fucking Cut” Native American

Football Fan Threatens to "Fucking Cut" Native American

  [A] blonde little wisp of a girl completely freaked me out as I waited in line for the bathroom. “Is that shirt supposed to be funny?” she asked motioning to my satirical”Caucasians” T-shirt. And then she said, “I’ll fucking cut you.” Actually, she didn’t scare me so much as the wannabe linebackers standing behind her who looked like they

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White tears and aggressive Indians: Native activists on the Daily Show

White tears and aggressive Indians Native activists on the Daily Show

A couple weeks ago, a stellar, amazing group of my Native activist friends, colleagues, internet-friends, and people-I-wish-were-my-friends gathered in DC for a taping of the Daily Show (see photo … Source: nativeappropriations.com See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations

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