Talking Stick Arts Newsletter
         
   

Issue 12.2  |   Apr / May / Jun   2009

Contents

Letter from the Editor | by Steve Elm

Without a doubt, Native arts are becoming more visible in New York City. With that visibility, curiosity and discourse about who, what, how and why, inevitably follows. Of course, the discussion is usually academic, and often, artistically, instigated... click here for more...

cover design | by Language Arts

The Importance of In/Visibility... click here for more...

Once Upon a Time in the West-How the West Was Lost | by Djon Mundine

Why do you want to be an Indian? Isn't the only good Indian a dead Indian? If you don't want to be known as an Indian artist, it's simple: don't take Indian money; don't go in Indian shows, projects, and competitions. What you then might find, however, is that a large part of the interest in your art is due to its "Indian" element... click here for more...

Margarine-alization | by Myrton Running Wolf

I like my popcorn with a little butter, or I should say, with a little butter flavored topping. I don't know what's in that lovely golden greasy liquid they pour over my fluffy movie snack, and I don't care. It tastes good. Besides, I don't want to know the reality and risk ruining my viewing experience... click here for more...

Abriginal Playwright Andrea James | by Danielle Soames

The Australian Aboriginal Theater Initiative, founded in New York City by Artistic Director Karen Oughtred, has been introducing Australian Aboriginal playwrights to American audiences since its inception in 2003. AATI has primarily presented staged readings and discussions of Aboriginal work... click here for more...

 
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