More Pics from G20 Protests by Detained Photographer

Now that photojournalist Scott Stephens has been released from temporary Toronto police custody at the G20 protests, we are able to release more of his photos. The gallery below depicts the progression of events after protesters gathered across the street from a makeshift detention centre in east-end Toronto, where hundreds of detainees were being held. […]

G20 Groundswell: A Photojournal

As we mentioned in an earlier post, photographer Scott Stephens is on the ground in Toronto, covering the protests surrounding the G8/G20 Summits. The gallery below is a sample of the images he captured at a protest rally on June 24, 2010. [album:] mediaINDIGENA will be showcasing more of Scott’s amazing photos in the […]

Black Hills, Dark History: A Photo Essay

In this presentation at TEDxDU at University of Denver, non-Aboriginal photographer Aaron Huey discusses his series of images taken over 5 years on the Pine Ridge Oglala Lakota Sioux reservation, a place Huey describes as “ground zero for Native issues in the U.S.” Juxtaposing historical milestones in the US/Lakota relationship with contemporary photographs, Huey showcases […]

Controversy Brews Anew Over Koff “Indian” Beer Ads

The always interesting Blue Corn Comics by Rob Schmidt has recently come across a TV ad for Koff “Indian” Beer (a Carlsberg product) that Schmidt believes “emphasizes the uncomfortable connection between Indians and alcohol.”  See for yourself: Huh. You don’t see that very often: teepee-as-nightclub. Here’s another spot in the series, which I believe came […]