Tag Archives: Indigenous Issues

The Feministing Five: Sarah Deer

TweetProfessor Sarah Deer is one of the newest MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellows who were announced earlier this week. She is an incredible legal scholar and community advocate for Native women’s safety and health. Sarah is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma and teaches at William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota. Native [...]
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Feministing Jamz Video of the Week: Ana Tijoux ft. Shadia Mansour – Somos Sur

Tweet The always amazing Feministing Jamz favorite Ana Tijoux is back with a new video for her track “Somos Sur” featuring Palestinian rapper Shadia Mansour. Talking global south unity and making connections between sovereignty for the indigenous peoples of the Americas and Palestinian sovereignty, this video is both visually and intellectually stunning. Don’t miss it. Tweet
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Feministing Jamz: Talking feminism with Ana Tijoux

Tweet Lee esta entrevista en español al final de esta página. Ana Tijoux has been in the hip hop game for a long time, but I caught onto her as just about everyone else did, when she collaborated with Mexican singer Julieta Venegas back in 2007. I loved her work immediately. Though the themes of [...]
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Quick hit: Rally held in Sydney to protest police violence against Indigenous community

TweetOver the weekend, Sydney police shot two Indigenous men in an attempt to stop them from stealing a car. One of the men is not a man – he is fourteen years old. The two men are in hospital in a “critical but stable condition.” There’s also video of one of the officers dragging and [...]
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Australia’s Indigenous incarceration crisis

TweetAn indigenous Australian is 15 times more likely than a non-Aboriginal Australian. Indigenous Australians constitute 2% of the country’s population, and 25% of its prison population. And of the 2056 inmates to die in custody in Australia between 1982 and 2008, 379 of them – that’s 18% – were Aboriginal. Those numbers represent a crisis [...]
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