A 2011 American Book Award pick that gives the absolute best and most horrifying description of a run-in with a bear guaranteed to make you sit back and reconsider the way we do the things we do.
Another year, another great line-up of Aboriginal on-screen goodness at the 2011 imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, Oct. 19-23, set to launch at its exciting new home for screenings, the stunning TIFF Bell Lightbox. If you’ve never been to this amazing 5-day event, watch the above video (directed/edited by both MI’s Tim Fontaine and […]
Sigh. Today in the neighborhood coffee shop, I spotted a poster made by a local designer for an upcoming music festival. Hence the sigh. A tomahawk and feathers had somehow made their way onto the poster for a West Coast band consisting of three bearded white guys. As I stood in front of the poster, […]
The power of stories to tell us who we are is well known, so to lose touch with your people’s stories can lead to a void inside one’s self — or even within a community as a whole. I was reminded of this today on my radio show, Urban Nation LIVE, when I had the […]
Had the distinct pleasure of interviewing a talented young man the other day on Urban Nation LIVE, a Minnesotan rapper who performs under the mantle of Tall Paul. His video for the track “Prayers in a Song,” performed at a 2010 pow-wow near Leech Lake, MN, caught my eye and ears for its seemingly impromptu […]