Flags Fly at Half-Staff on Navajo Nation in Honor of Code Talker
The Navajo Nation mourns the loss of another warrior.On July 20, 2014, former Navajo Nation Code Talker Edward B. Anderson Jr. passed at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 89 years old.“The Navajo Nation sends our deepest condolences and prayers to the family during this time of mourning,” said Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly.
In it’s Inaugural year this Festival in Farmington, NM is going to attract thousands through out Indian Country to inspire creativity and empowerment to our Indigenous Youth and communities through Art and Media.
July 30th-31st, 2014 San Juan College, Farmington, NM
This is corn! (Image courtesy of Greg Schoen/Native Seeds)
Glass Gem Corn, to be precise. We’ve got the story of how these brilliant kernels (and other designer crops) came to be. Blue tomatoes! Pinberries! Terrestrial wasabi!
Happy Independence Day. Are you feeling independent?
This map should be included in every history book.
Even more than shown here.
4. Wishham Girl
Edward S.Curtis photographs from The North American Indian, 1899-1930
A couple portraits from the Gathering of Nations.
Hosteen Klah (1867–1937) was a Navajo artist & medicine man. He was also a master weaver. http://bit.ly/1oulHm3
The Medicine Wheel Memorial Site in the Bighorn National Forest of Wyoming is a stone circle 245 feet around and 75 feet across. http://bit.ly/1lQInPm
[photograph of fabian romero, queer brown boi. they are wearing a newsboy cap, one earring and looking to the side. their eyes are squinting, face stern. also visible are their colored shirt and scarf around their neck.]
currently available for gigs, check out my bio:
Fabian Romero is a Queer Indigenous writer, performance artist and activist. They co-founded and participated in several writing and performance groups including Hijas de Su Madre, Las Mamalogues and Mixed Messages: Stories by People of Color. Their sincere writing stems from their intersections of privileges and marginalizations. You can read their work in several zines and publications including their writing blog, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, and in the near future in To The Exclusion of All Others: Queers Questioning Gay Marriage which will be published in Australia. Fabian was born in Michoacán, Mexico and came to North America when they were seven years old. Since 2007 they have performed and facilitated workshops throughout North America. They are pursuing a BA at Evergreen State College with a focus in writing, social justice and education.
email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on fees and access needs. i am willing to travel if costs are covered and separate from my fees. below are some of my most read writing that also encompass my values and what i speak about:
- thinking aloud: why i stopped calling myself poly
- Sober Spaces and Accessibility in the Queer Community
- thinking aloud: coming into my feminism
- Interdependency and Disability Justice, this is one example regarding depression
- How to be in Solidarity with others [the idea of inclusion] [apologizing]
- self care for people of color
- surviving academia
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photo by Eric Morales