The film is a powerful exposé about how science is a tool of colonization, desecrating sacred lands, and marginalizing native Hawaiians.
In 1876, the Canadian parliament passed the Indian Act, a sweeping piece of legislation that still dictates how the government interacts with the First Nations bands indigenous to the country and legally defines Indian status and band membership. Though heavily amended over the years, the Indian Act initially included policies that disenfranchised Indigenous women who […]
This week’s featured gig poster was created by Chicagoland graphic designer Mereya Lachel Goetzinger-Blanco, incorporating art by Frederick McDonald.
Burnham’s Dream: The White City and more goings-on 6/18-6/21.
Indigenous was formed by guitarist Mato Nanji, along with his brother, sister, and cousin, in the 90s. As Native Americans growing up on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, they originally heard the sounds of blues from Nanji’s father—a musician who regularly played this style of music around the house. Though his family members […]
About a dozen or so people traveled to the still-contested Dakota Access Pipeline to show their solidarity with Native American protesters.