Category Indigenismo

proudblacksista: Return our People | Ramblings…

Return our People | Ramblings… – They, being the museums, tell us that they are not the owners of these remains, but the keepers of them until they can be handed back to the families and communities to have a burial or to be housed in somewhere safe. But these people and the hair samples […]

Zanj Rebellion – Wikipedia

Zanj Rebellion – The Zanj Rebellion or the Negro Rebellion was the culmination of series of small revolts. It took place near the city of Basra, located in present-day southern Iraq, over a period of fifteen years (AD 869–883). The insurrection is believed to have involved enslaved Bantus (Zanj) that had originally been captured from […]

Reclaiming his indigenous name: Khelsilem’s story – Home | New Fire with Lisa Charleyboy | CBC Radio

‘Rebranding’ himself as Khelsilem was based on where that particular name comes from.”Khelsilem comes from a family that did a lot of work that was very public – canoe building and carving,” he said.”These are things that are done in a private sense but then shared with the world afterwards.”As he was getting ready to […]

I Am a Native American Woman With White Privilege | Yes, I Said; Yes, I Will, Yes.

There are a lot of ways in which it sucks to be a light or white-presenting Native American. I’m often not recognizable, even to people of my own nationality. Sometimes, I even have to perform to be seen by myself, as if by wearing turquoise and beadwork, I won’t get so lost in the Western […]

4thWorldRadyo: La Zapatistas – The Ongoing Struggle Against neo-Colonialism with the AngryWhiteKid | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks with US Social Justice activist and anti-colonialist news blogger Scott Campbell a.k.a., the ‘AngryWhiteKid’ (angrywhitekid.blogs.com /@angrywhitekid) about recent developments and communiqués from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN – ezln.org.mx) and how their struggle relates to other Indigenous political and liberation (and survival) efforts in the Américas and across the Fourth World. Listen / […]

The stigma for descendants of African slaves – Jori Lewis – Aeon

Though legal slavery in Senegal has been over for more than 100 years, I was curious about how the descendants of slaves in that Sine-Saloum village saw their legacy. I wanted to talk to them about their experiences and try to understand their stories. But my boyfriend refused. He said that if I asked people […]

Malcolm X Matters: Icon’s Words Still Ring True | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Malcolm didn’t tiptoe around diagnosing the illness of white supremacy or pointing out its symptoms in the form of religious terrorism and police brutality. He boldly declared that systemic racism is not baseless conjecture; rather, it is a deeply embedded statement of fact that provides the framework for the United States of America. Malcolm X […]