Issue 4.4 | Oct/Nov/Dec 2001
You know, for the past few years there have been polls taken about the lack of minorities on television programs produced by the so- called "Big Three" networks... click here for more ...How Things Use to Be | by Wiley S. Thornton
I sure miss the pow wows that I went to as a boy. We usually went to dances in northeastern Oklahoma, places like Pawnee, Lakeview, Tulsa and Ponca. Occasionally we would venture as far away as Quapaw or go to “Darko”-the Indian Exposition in Anadarko, Oklahoma. I’m not counting all the other little dances there were back then, and all the feasts, peyote meetings, and I can’t forget all the hand games either...click here here for more...Weaving Stories in Chiapas |
by Elvira Colorado & Hortensia Colorado
Political! Theatre! How can we separate them? This is how the journey to our workshops began. We left on April 1st to attend the 3rd National Indigenous Congress and join the Caravana for Peace and Dignity - my sister Vira, Pena Bonita, the New York Zapatistas and Cetiltiztli Nauhcampa, the Danza Mexica group...click here here for more...An Interview with David Martine | by Steve Elm
"Museum exhibits show us wearing a diaper and a rock hanging off our necks." So says artist David Martine, who has been working the past twenty years to combat such depictions of Native Americans, specifically Long Island Indians, in both art and academia...click here here for more...Vine DeLoria's Reaction to The Ecological Indian |
by MariJo Moore
According to Vine Deloria, Jr., noted Standing Rock Sioux author, "Academic success today is highly dependent on publicity and novelties rather than solid scholarship." Deloria believes proof of this statement is exemplified in Sheppard Krech’s book The Ecological Indian...click here here for more...An Interview with Laura Ortman | by Tim Hays
Recently I met with Laura Ortman in the East Village over coffee at the Astor Place Starbucks, and spoke with her on a variety of topics. Since Laura is a visual artist, sculptor, violinist, composer, writer & performance artist, I tried to cover as many of these things in our conversation...click here here for more...
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