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Call For Submissions: Gender, Sexuality & Decolonization

Originally posted on Unsettling America:
Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society invites submissions from scholars, artists, and activists for a new special issue of the journal exploring gender, sexuality and decolonization, guest edited by Karyn Recollet (University of Toronto), in conjunction…

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New Year of Spirit Writing

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Spirit Writing There are stories waiting to be told inside of voices inside of spirits that haunt me. As a child, when I heard them, I would shudder. In waking life, they would speak to me in whispers and sometimes … Continue reading

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Spirit Interview 16 – Farhaana Washington

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As the full moon approaches, feel the wind invade the strands of your hair, working its way to your scalp, massaging. The earth from all corners is touching your skin with the tussle of the wind. I am there with … Continue reading

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Losing Yourself

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Here’s to the women entering their Saturn. The women who have found that there is a tunnel, and that they are in it. The women immersed. To the women who have only just begun. Yesterday, I received an email from … Continue reading

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Journal-Travel-Place – OM to Michigan

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True to H(e)ART: 40 Years of Writing and Art from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, has a call for submissions on experiences at Michigan.  Alongside that call are women asking me throughout the week – “how is your return?” And … Continue reading

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The Boat – When Living your Dream

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This morning would have been a perfect morning for a Spirit interview.  I woke in the sunlight with the sound of the fan streaming at 6:45.  Wait, it’s Sunday, back to sleep! At 9:30, I woke to a grand stretch, … Continue reading

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Marriage: Some Intersections of Art & Archiving

Art and Archiving? The artform I choose is writing – a very controlled medium. With words I can dance, create music, and conjure worlds that I’ve never dreamed could exist unless I made it so. In sentence structure, I find … Continue reading

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Thirty – Erosion – An Opened Portal

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During his inauguration, Obama mentions Stonewall, and gay rights, so I began to listen. He mentioned Dr. King’s proclamations, stating, “our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on Earth.” And in this talk of soul, … Continue reading

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New Color : Red

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The two people who matter already know. And so it has become real, the insemination, the smell of sperm inside of my panties when at work, the wondering if it took this month, the void that rests inside of me … Continue reading

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Yield to Call

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It has something to do with Directional signs -the Saturn. Armed with a permit since last summer, it wasn’t until two Sundays ago that I had my first driving lesson.  My hands gripped the steering wheel, and I sat, staring … Continue reading

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