Tag Archives: Colonialism

WHO IS A TERRORIST?

Since the shooting last week in Aurora, Colorado I have been thinking two things: Who is labelled a terrorist? Why are some labelled terrorists and others not?   James Holmes has been labeled a “shooter” by BIG media.  I have … Continue reading

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IF JAMES HOLMES WAS NOT WHITE…

In my last post, and VLOG (James Holmes: Shooter or Terrorist?), I talked about BIG media labeling James Holmes a “shooter” as opposed to a terrorist. In this VLOG I talk about James Holmes if he was not white.  We’d … Continue reading

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JAMES HOLMES (AURORA, COLORADO KILLER): SHOOTER OR TERRORIST?

The horrific shooting in Aurora, Colorado has taken over the news for the past few days. While watching the coverage I have noticed that BIG media is referring to killer James Holmes as a “shooter”.   I think that if … Continue reading

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TWO-SPIRIT WEEK 2012: INTERVIEWS WITH DEBORAH MIRANDA, LOUIS CRUZ, AND DOE O’BRIEN

Deborah A. Miranda is the author of two poetry collections, Indian Cartography and The Zen of La Llorona,  Miranda is an enrolled member of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation of California, and is of Chumash and Jewish ancestry as well.  Her mixed-genre … Continue reading

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WAUBGESHIG RICE READS FROM “MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE”

Polite, humble, and cool are three words I use to describe Waubgeshig Rice. Working with Waubgeshig to videotape him reading was easy.  He was patient and funny and appreciative of my work. I enjoyed reviewing and interviewing Waubgeshig Rice about … Continue reading

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MIDNIGHT SWEATLODGE

Midnight Sweatlodge By Waubgeshig Rice Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Dynamite comes in small packages!  Have you heard the above saying before?  It usually applies to people.  I think of my five foot mom, a woman of colour, who doesn’t … Continue reading

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PAUL SEESEQUASIS READS “TOBACCO WARS”

Paul Seesequasis and I met at a Toronto tea shop last winter to tape this video.  Our talk focused on literature and journalism and the discipline of writing.  I was amazed at Paul’s wisdom. After chatting for an hour I … Continue reading

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