Vote for our SXSW panel proposal!

By ali | November 16, 2020

This is our third year of proposing Native content and inclusion for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. Until 2018, I don’t recall seeing any Indigenous content from SXSW or by topic in panels. Our first year in 2018 of applying gave us some insight about how little visibility that modern Natives have in … Read more

Native Artists Online- Fall 2020 Edition

By Mickey B | October 24, 2020

I recently had an intriguing conversation with MAD, the artist formerly known as Maleaha Davenport, about the future of her art, collaboration, and her experience reconnecting with her roots and with her ancestors. MAD is a reconnecting multi-media ᏣᎳᎩ artist and poet that is currently undergoing the CNO enrollment process, on top of all things … Read more

It is not just “a feather in her hair”

By ali | July 13, 2020

Not too long ago, Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson series, posted a blog about a character, Piper McClean, who is “part Cherokee”. The reason he wrote the blog was in response to backlash over the representation of the Cherokee character and the feathers that she wore in her hair. By the end … Read more

Just-a-bully Sarah

By ali | May 11, 2020

Update 7/9/2020. Over a year. I have said this numerous times and I express that with as much frustration now as when it kept going and going and going. On this point, I’m sure Sarah is out there somewhere tittering about all of it. New handle is @eatmyassbitxh, by the way. For over a year, … Read more

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It is not just “a feather in her hair”

July 13, 2020

Not too long ago, Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson series, posted a blog about a character, Piper … Read more

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Depp Sauvage: the scent of appropriation

September 6, 2019

On August 30th, Dior tweeted about the newest version of a long standing scent titled, “Sauvage”. In the ten second … Read more

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2020 SXSW Panel Picker Proposal on Cultural Appropriation

July 22, 2019

Cultural Appropriation: are you guilty? Click here to vote now! Last year, a little birdy at SXSW told me that … Read more

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All your eagles are belong to us

July 17, 2019

Many Natives in the U.S. were not aware that a petition has been put forth that pushes for loosening and … Read more

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Photographers are to blame

June 25, 2019

Appropriating Indigenous cultures has been going on for a very long time. Anytime something appropriating Indigenous cultures or racist comes … Read more

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Pretendian @kodeerants on Twitter

May 17, 2019

There’s a few stereotypes about non-Natives that many of us roll our eyes at to this day. Claiming to be … Read more

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White Clay Wendy mock dances at 2019 DMPW

March 26, 2019

Between Facebook and Twitter, there were plenty of video snippets shared of a white woman who had taken someone’s eagle … Read more

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Mikkkaela Br’erPaws: a failed pretendian who’s never been to the Rez (probably)

March 20, 2019

Image from Twitter account @MikaelaPaw On March 16th, a tweet from the account Turning Point USA made a bold claim … Read more

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Bubba Otep and a joke apology

March 16, 2019

This joke of an apology appeared in Otep’s Twitter. A few days ago, a bit of a melee broke out … Read more

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Bubba Otep of the Pretendian and Fake Ally peoples

March 14, 2019

[Image from Victory Records Press site for Otep. Note: Otep threatened me with her publicist. Never heard from them. Update: … Read more

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