Indigenous Peoples

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Ancestor from the Future: Allison Akootchook Warden Interviewed by Katherine Brewer Ball
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Iñupiaq futures, language, and the spaces between performance and installation. 

CHERRY RIVER, Where the Rivers Mix by Katherine Cooper
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It’s rare that as a writer I am left speechless by a performance. Writing becomes like swimming for the first time: relearning how to breathe. What can abandonment by words afford a writer besides drowning? Perhaps a lesson in listening. 

The Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hikianalia Journey to California by Julian Brave NoiseCat
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On August 16, the Hikianalia, a seventy-two-foot dual-hulled Polynesian voyaging canoe from Hawaii set out across the Pacific for California, powered by the winds, tides, two solar-charged propellers (for emergencies), and a thirteen-person crew.

Divining the Boundaries of Light: Emily Johnson Interviewed by Ivan Talijancic
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Performance and community. 

Resisting Exploitation: Sky Hopinka Interviewed by Osman Can Yerebakan
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Films that combine documentary and poetics.

Indigeneity in the Present Tense: Pacha, Llaqta, Wasichay at the Whitney by Kaitlyn A. Kramer
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Resetting the narrative of contemporary indigenous culture in the Americas.

Putting Interiors on Exteriors: Chip Thomas Interviewed by Amelia Rina
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Wheatpasting portraits on the Navajo Nation.

Literature of the Present: An Interview with Nick Laird by Will Chancellor
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“Literature is a way of establishing the humanness of others. It’s interested in the relationships between people, between authenticity and truth. That in itself has to make us better disposed to each other.”

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen by Michael Wilson
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A modestly sized but nonetheless ambitious blend of catalog, monograph, and artist’s project, the book accompanies a touring exhibition of the same name which opened at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, in March 2016.

Kayapó Chief Tuire by Pinar Yolaçan
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“I won’t open my palm for those wanting to dominate.”

The Ruined Map by Steve Macfarlane
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Blunt yet intoxicating, James Gray’s The Lost City of Z betrays its outsize ambitions and pained revisionism with every last scene

Sit, Scroll and Fume by Sarah Jean Grimm
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Tommy Pico’s IRL searches the catacombs of history and hashtags of today to create what can’t be salvaged.

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun by Ammiel Alcalay
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“I’m a nontraditionalist being a traditionalist creating nontraditional art, which means that I’m just making art.”

Ciro Guerra by Andrew Bourne
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“It was no longer important to be accurate. I came to understand that imagination and dreams were as important to them as any fact.”

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Broken and accidental topographies in The Obituary, a new novel by Gail Scott.

The Carpathian Mountain Woman by Cristina Rivera-Garza

Write this. We have burned all their

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Excerpt from Nine Nights by Bernardo Carvalho
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This is for when you get here. You have to be prepared. Somebody has to warn you.

Incantations: Songs, Spells and Images by Mayan Women by Ambar Past

Essay by Ambar Past. Contributions by Mikaela Días Días, Xpetra Ernándes, Sluz Hernández, Manwela Kokoroch, Rosa López Kómes, Loxa Jiménes Lópes, Roselia Montoya, Xunka’ Utz’utz Ni’, Antel Péres Ok’il, Munda Tostón, María Tzu, and María Xila.

Howard Norman by Susan Shreve
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“In my novels, when two people finally get together, finally are able to declare a love for each other, finally able to live together, it’s because they have exhausted all negative possibilities.”

Cherríe Moraga by Adelina Anthony
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“The first level of risk is very private; most of the time I feel I’m writing against a silence, against a taboo, against what has not been written; and if it has been written, there’s no reason for me to write it.”

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