Talking Stick Arts Newsletter
         
   

Issue 9.3 | Jul/Aug/Sep 2006

Contents

Letter from the Editor | by Steve Elm

Talking Stick will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this winter. We are extremely proud to have provided a forum for discourse on Native arts and artists and we look forward to continuing this service for our communities. Our mission is to promote and give visibility to the hugely diverse traditions of arts that our Nations have developed and continue to develop despite... click here for more...

My Teacher, Yakeyale She Remembers | by Jerry Hill

She is my friend, teacher and inspiration. I met her as the mother of my friend and later became friends with the entire family. Her older brother was my first Oneida language teacher for more than 10 years. As the winters passed my respect for her grew. When I became her student, first as a formal student in her Oneida language classes, then as her language apprentice ... click here for more...

New Voices New Visions | by Vicki Ramirez

The American Indian Community House may have moved on to their new space by the time you're reading this, and as much as we will all miss the old Broadway space, it's clear that AICH has its eye on the future. On April 21st 2006, AICH hosted a Native Film Screening with a group of new filmmakers, spotlighting new voices and visions with fresh perspectives... click here for more ...

Dont Call Here For Injuns! | by Steve Elm

The phone rings. It is a casting director. Looking for a Native American male. Good pay. A bubble gum commercial. Actor must have braids. Actor will chew bubblegum. Actor will blow bubble. Actor will say "Me blow um heap big bubble"... click here for more...

Dawn Jamieson | Interviewed by Pena Bonita

Dawn Jamieson's paternal family is from Six Nations Reservation in Brantford, Canada, where her father was raised. She was raised in Detroit and Farmington Hills, Michigan. She met her husband Eric Gingold in Michigan State University. After graduation... click here for more...

 
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