Some thoughts on the first chapters of Taiaiake Alfred’s Wasáse, Alfred and Corntassel’s “Being Indigenous”, and Tuck and Yang’s important piece “Decolonization is not a metaphor”
feedback, Qs and comments welcome.
new discovery of the day: “the context” by joshua/gurpal
big ups to SCZ
Global Flows-Mixtape 1: sonic archive as decolonizing methodology
"Global Flows is a project using mixtapes to deconstruct the concept of migration studies through decolonial hip hop aesthetics."
Love love love this.
Look what just arrived. Black and grey in effect. #Decolonize
love the black and all, but the grey is looking hype…
Fresh out the box… #decolonize
Kutiman - “Give It Up”
the essence of recombinant creativity. briliant.
GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Taiaiake Alfred (Kahnawake, Mohawk); Director, Indigenous Governance, University of Victoria
Alfred, Taiaiake. Wasáse. (19-100)
Tuck E. & Yang, W. 2012. “Decolonization is Not a Metaphor”. Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, 1(1): 1-40. http://decolonization.org/index.php/des/article/view/18630/15554
Alfred, T. & Corntassel, J. 2005. “Being Indigenous: Resurgences Against Contemporary Colonialism”. Government and Opposition, 40(4): 597-614. http://web.uvic.ca/igov/uploads/pdf/Being%20Indigenous%20GOOP.pdf
Reading responses are due at the start of class. Dr. Alfred will be joining us from 9am-10:30am, so bring your discussion questions for what promises to be an excellent second class. Looking forward to seeing everyone on Monday morning.