Decolonising mapping is about decolonising settler colonialism: Dallas Hunt, Shaun A. Stevenson, ‘Decolonizing geographies of power: indigenous digital counter-mapping practices on turtle Island’, Settler Colonial Studies, 2016

Abstract: This paper addresses the decolonizing potential of Indigenous counter-mapping in the context of (what is now called) Canada. After historicizing cartography as a technique of colonial pow… Source: Decolonising mapping is about decolonising settler colonialism: Dallas Hunt, Shaun A. Stevenson, ‘Decolonizing geographies of power: indigenous digital counter-mapping practices on turtle Island’, Settler Colonial Studies, … More Decolonising mapping is about decolonising settler colonialism: Dallas Hunt, Shaun A. Stevenson, ‘Decolonizing geographies of power: indigenous digital counter-mapping practices on turtle Island’, Settler Colonial Studies, 2016

Art matters

Native Americans get in a Catch-22 when they are asked to participate in controversial political debates with outside governments. If they don’t participate, they can be criticized for not taking advantage of the process available to them. If they do participate, the powers-that-be can check the box that says “Talked to the Indians.” That gives […] … More Art matters

The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America —

The following first appeared in the blog News Day, written by Mary Turck, the former editor of the Twin Cities Daily Planet (and a friend of mine). I recommend her blog. This post is reprinted with permission. Sarah Deer’s powerful new book, The Beginning and End of Rape focuses on sexual violence in Native America. […] … More The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America —

Children as settlers: S. R. Sturm, S. F. Turner, ‘The Tyre-Child in the Early World’, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 48, 7, 2016, pp. 674-683

Abstract: This article considers the ‘creative education’ of influential Aotearoa/New Zealand art educator Elwyn Richardson, which is based on what he calls the ‘discovery method’: the ‘concentrate… Source: Children as settlers: S. R. Sturm, S. F. Turner, ‘The Tyre-Child in the Early World’, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 48, 7, 2016, pp. 674-683

On the representation of indigeneity in museal contexts: Bryony Onciul, Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement, Routledge, 2015

We need to re-read our recent histories through Indigenous epistemologies to learn how to heal from historical trauma as Indigenous communities. Description: Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their … Source: On the representation of indigeneity in museal … More On the representation of indigeneity in museal contexts: Bryony Onciul, Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice: Decolonizing Engagement, Routledge, 2015