mi cuerpo es mio

what would happen if one woman told the truth about her life?

the world would split open.


Ethnographic observation leads us to believe that, on the whole except for the odd linguist, the coffee is drunk without much attention being focused on the this impressive discursive array on the cup.

Ron Scollon. 2001. Discourse and action: a cup of Coffee. in Mediated Discourse: the nexus of practice. 

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modernvoodoo:

SEMI played our first gig last night with Zyanose, here’s fifteen seconds from it. Can highly recommend giving yourself a month to learn an instrument ha!

Really sad to have missed SEMI’s first ever show.

georgiacapra:

Ritual and Affect (Cairns)  photo lithograph, monotype and mixed media drawing. 22x30. 2013. Georgia McCandlish
     Starting to post the litho series I did this semester called “Ritual and Affect.” I will probably write a little more about this, but these prints are a series of ten. They are meditations and gestures that are part personal narrative and part community archive on topics of grief and loss, what we build out of need and desire and sadness, structures that become temporary homes. 

Bookmarking this for the dustjacket of my dissertation-into-book many moons from now, because holy atmospherically attuned relevance batman. 

georgiacapra:

Ritual and Affect (Cairns)  
photo lithograph, monotype and mixed media drawing. 22x30. 2013. 
Georgia McCandlish

     Starting to post the litho series I did this semester called “Ritual and Affect.” I will probably write a little more about this, but these prints are a series of ten. They are meditations and gestures that are part personal narrative and part community archive on topics of grief and loss, what we build out of need and desire and sadness, structures that become temporary homes. 


Bookmarking this for the dustjacket of my dissertation-into-book many moons from now, because holy atmospherically attuned relevance batman. 

A Short Course in Indigenous Feminism

readnfight:

by Rowland Túpac Keshena

For those who don’t know much about me, I am a currently studying for a Masters Degree in Public Issues Anthropology, specializing in a Fanon and MLM infused analysis of revolutionary Native nationalist and anti-colonialist movements in North Amerika. I also have really strong interrelated interests in revolutionary critical pedagogy, the “reindigenization” of the Chicano community and movement and, the subject of this post, indigenous feminism. Anyway, one of the perks of my program is that I can create my own courses, and I’ve taken such a route this semester by creating my own directed studies course in indigenous feminist theory.

The growth of indigenous feminism is, for me, a huge interest, both personal and academic, not just because of the obvious importance struggling against both white supremacist (ne0)colonial capitalism and hetero-patriarchy if we want to achieve meaningful freedom, justice and equality, but also because for a long time the status quo within our movement was that you could not be both a feminist and a native warrior. On the one hand we are not Native enough if we call ourselves and our movement feminist, but on the other we are not feminist enough for the whitestream feminists since we pointing out that the whitestream movement does not take us, and our unique experiences and struggles into account. I am indigenous man and I find this to be one of the greatest failings of our movement, and for that reason I wholeheartedly endorse, support and promote the rise of an indigenous feminism.

Anyway, with that in mind and in the spirit of sharing ideas, and radical education I’ve decided to post my reading list for others to take a look a lot, critique and/or otherwise contribute their thoughts. It’s made up of a mix of books and articles, both academic and non-academic, which are available on line.

Books:

Making Space for Indigenous Feminism, edited by Joyce Green

I Am Woman: A Native Perspective on Sociology and Feminism, by Lee Maracle

From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii, by Haunani-Kay Trask

Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide, by Andrea Smith

Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism, by Eileen Morton-Robinson

Online Articles:

Indigenous Feminism Without Apology, by Andrea Smith

Jennifer Nez Denetdale on Indigenous Feminisms

An Indigenous Perspective on Feminism, Militarism, and the Environment, by Winona LaDuke

Zapatismo and the Emergence of Indigenous Feminism, by Aida Hernandez Castillo

Academic Journal Publications:

Wicazo Sa Review “Native Feminisms: Legacies, Interventions, and Indigenous Sovereignties,” guest edited by Mishuana R. Goeman and Jennifer Nez Denetdale

Whiteness Matters: Implications of Talking Up to the White Woman, by Eileen Morton-Robinson

Race, Tribal Nation, and Gender: A Native Feminist Approach to Belonging, by Renya Ramirez

Introduction: Special Issue on Native American Women, Feminism, and Indigenism, by Anne Waters

Patriarchal Colonialism and Indigenism: Implications for Native Feminist Spirituality and Native Womanism, by M. A. Jaimes Guerrero

Dismantling the Master’s Tools with the Master’s House: Native Feminist Liberation Theologies, by Andrea Smith

oh my gods yes. This reading list is amazing.

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feministbabe:

sexxxisbeautiful:

gorgonetta:

[Self-portraits by Carrie Mae Weems, Käthe Kollwitz, Judy Baca, and Frida Kahlo, text “Never apologize for selfies”]

Wanted to get modern women artists and some WOC up in this one.  If you reblog it would be cool if you kept the part in the brackets so these artists, two of whom are still working, will get credit—this conversational part below is nbd.

much better!

YES thank you

Bringing this fucking tumblr out of retirement for this masterpiece. 

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summerofshred:

oakland has kreayshawn. san francisco, well, we have this.

Home

emiljafrances:

“i don’t give a fuck about anything except my dog and my books”, 2012.

Preach

emiljafrances:

“i don’t give a fuck about anything except my dog and my books”, 2012.

Preach

amajor7:

“I shoop therefore I am” Mix
I made a playlist of songs by my favourite female rappers. I’m very bad with making playlists so the order’s probably not going to be the same as down below, but whatever.
Buffalo Stance | Neneh Cherry
Gangster Whips | Dominique Young Unique
Ima Read | Zebra Katz ft. Njena Reddd Foxxx
Can’t Hold us Down | Christina Aguilera ft. Lil’ Kim
Work It | Missy Elliot
Boom Boom | Rye Rye
Galang | M.I.A.
You Can’t Play with My Yo-Yo | Yo Yo
New York | Angel Haze
Doop Wop (That Thing) | Lauryn Hill
Lip Gloss | Lil’ Mama
We Miss You | Nicki Minaj
U.N.I.T.Y. | Queen Latifah
Shoop | Salt-N-Pepa
Seventeen | Azealia Banks
Download HERE.



Loop

amajor7:

“I shoop therefore I am” Mix

I made a playlist of songs by my favourite female rappers. I’m very bad with making playlists so the order’s probably not going to be the same as down below, but whatever.

  1. Buffalo Stance | Neneh Cherry
  2. Gangster Whips | Dominique Young Unique
  3. Ima Read | Zebra Katz ft. Njena Reddd Foxxx
  4. Can’t Hold us Down | Christina Aguilera ft. Lil’ Kim
  5. Work It | Missy Elliot
  6. Boom Boom | Rye Rye
  7. Galang | M.I.A.
  8. You Can’t Play with My Yo-Yo | Yo Yo
  9. New York | Angel Haze
  10. Doop Wop (That Thing) | Lauryn Hill
  11. Lip Gloss | Lil’ Mama
  12. We Miss You | Nicki Minaj
  13. U.N.I.T.Y. | Queen Latifah
  14. Shoop | Salt-N-Pepa
  15. Seventeen | Azealia Banks

Download HERE.

Loop

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jolieage:

im too depressed to even watch the puppy bowl this must be how men feel when they don’t feel like eating meat or playing basketball or getting a blow job am i right fellas

HOLY SHIT JOLIE, TAVI GEVINSON JUST REBLOGGED YOU. IT’S YOUR TIME TO SHINE. I AM SO GLAD IT WAS ABOUT MEAT AND BLOW JOBS. 

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