Posts Tagged as ‘Native Americans’

culture shockers: Native American identity & rights – past, present and 2049

“Nothing is as sweet as self-determination.” – Zia, a character in Breakthrough‘s America 2049. This week, in Breakthrough’s Facebook game America 2049, players continue their mission in the fictional country, Independent Pueblo Nation, that has seceded from America. Players meet Zia, the Secretary of State for the Pueblo Nation, and discover the plight of the [...]

May 17, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Ping Chong theater group takes on child abuse using live testimonies

In 1975, Ping Chong, a theater director, choreographer, video and installation artist who was born in Toronto, Canada and brought up in Chinatown, New York, took his diverse background and upbringing and put it behind founding the New York based experimental theater group, The Ping Chong Theater Company. The mission of the company is: “…to [...]

May 7, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Yesterday, did you reconsider Columbus Day?

We came across this video from Kyle – an amazing pro-migrant blogger at Citizen Orange, and wonder how we missed it. Latina Lista says about Columbus Day (on her amazing blog as well): Yet, we still celebrate this day in his honor – or at the least – use his name to justify the day [...]

October 13, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-activists: Native American playwrights paint a contemporary portrait with “Red Ink”

Native Americans haven’t had nearly enough spotlight in the arts as they deserve, but Mixed Blood Theatre is out to change that. Based in Minneapolis, this company is dedicated to promoting multiculturalism and granting voices to less prominent demographics through non-traditional and culture-conscious productions. Its latest production is Red Ink, an anthology of plays by [...]

April 28, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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