Talking Stick Arts Newsletter
         
   

Issue 9.2 | Apr/May/Jun 2006

Contents

Letter from the Editor | by Steve Elm

What makes Talking Stick special as an arts publication is that we publish, with rare exceptions, only work submitted and written by Native peoples. Our subjects deal with topics particular to, and of, our cultures and concerns. This being said... click here for more...

Same Old, Same Old New World | by Kim Bassett

When I heard that a new film chronicling the meeting of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith was coming to the big screen, my interest was piqued. It was about time someone took a fresh look at that old chestnut. Then when I discovered "The New World" was written and directed by the elusive Terrence Mallick, I was even more intrigued. All the promos for the movie described it as a revisionist telling ... click here for more...

Bloody Hell! | by Vickie Ramirez

Blood Quotient. What is a "real" Indian. Sticky topic. Irritating topic. A topic I can't seem to stop writing about. I had planned a lovely article about some of the ironies in "Native" plays and screenplays, but everywhere I go the blood question rears its ugly head again... click here for more ...

Serious Money | by Pena Bonita

Teddy, age thirteen, only a meager four months younger than Terri, is legit. Terri is not. Teddy's a light skinned Minnesota Dakota, like his mom. Terri's a dark skin Cheyenne, like her mom. He's loud. She's quiet. He's comfortable and he's home. She's a bashful, uneasy visitor. These school break visitations are to satisfy a court order between Terri's mom in South Dakota... click here for more...

Report from Venice | by Kathleen Ash-Milby

This past summer TNT presented the 12-hour original limited series Into the West. And you thought all they show is Law & Order reruns. Produced in association with DreamWorks Television and none other than Mr. Steven Spielberg himself, the production featured a wagonload of A-list TV and movie names (Judge Rheinhold and Gary Busey), and was heralded as major television event... click here for more...

 
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