Browsing: Native Americans

Drew Hayden Taylor’s play satirically explores the racialization and violent appropriation of an indigenous community in Canada by two white Germans.


A thick book with more than 40, multicolored and detailed (land)maps from and about different regions of the world – and yet this book does not want to be an “atlas”?!

In her 1966 song “My Country Tis of Thy People You’re Dying,” Canadian-born musician, visual artist, and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie addresses the colonization of the Americas, the mass killings, expulsions, and disenfranchisement of indigenous people that accompanied it, and the centuries-long denial of these acts.

Native-Land is a resource to help North Americans learn more about (their) local history. The project arose from the concern to make state borders and colonial borders, as they formally apply today, visible as such and to question them as “universally valid”.

In the poem “Academic Indian Job Description: Have To Know,” Cree scholar Cash Ahenakew describes his difficulties (and those of others) in adapting to the academic context and its expectations with his Indigenous subjectivity and corresponding values.

In her poem “Brutal Kindness”, Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti speaks of boundaries, of self-evidence, of respect, of human dignity and…

Still every year on October 12 in some states of the Americas is officially celebrated “Columbus Day”. This day marks…