Thursday, November 7, 2013

Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival | Remix. Reflect. Resonate. Remain.

VIMAF - Nov 6th - 11th
"The Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival (VIMAF) recognizes and affirms the Unceded Coast Salish Territories of the Skwxwú7mesh, xʷməθkʷəyəm and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  VIMAF exists to advance critical Indigenous discourse and cross-cultural engagement on issues through innovative media arts practices. VIMAF honours Indigenous media arts by facilitating a culture of dialogue; fostering critical awareness, cultural sovereignty, and contemporary storytelling through the use of media arts."


Monday, November 4, 2013

“Native Peoples of North America" - text

An anthropological introduction to Native peoples
"Native Peoples of North America," written by SUNY Potsdam Professor of Anthropology Dr. Susan Stebbins is an anthropological introduction to the Native peoples of what are now the United States and Canada, focusing on presenting both historical and contemporary information from anthropological categories such as language, kinship, economic and political organization, religion and spirituality and art.