I am a proud Nation member of the Syilx, and Tsilhqot'in with Ancestral ties to the Dakelh, Secwepemc and Ktunaxa communities and I am an Indigenous theorist and Cultural Evolutionist.
I invite you to share space as I capture readings, conversations and explore Indigenous ways of being to ignite, support and celebrate Indigenous sovereign power, spiritual nourishment and contribute to my communities cultural evolution.
On this episode I invite you on a trip with me to the Tsilhqot’in where I conjure using the Salish Plateau Earthing methodology. We speaking to the cultural spherical pluralism of Indigenous stories and I share my profound excitement of a study that truthfully unearths what our Ancestors all participated in to provide for our communities.
On this episode we do a deep dive into the necessity of making friends with failure. We chat about artistic segregation with the lack of relationship building with on Reserve Indigenous peoples and I share two creative writing pieces from from upcoming Indigenous love book.
On this episode I give you and update on Break Horizons. Why I chose to tell an Indigenous Futurism Story that is not structured on our species failure. I share an epigraph for Break by Albert Einstein and speak to the oppressions of the crowns judiciary system.
On this TICE episode I read one of my most viewed blog posts about Michelle Latimers race shifting. I speak about the importance of white folk articulating their whiteness and speak to grinchy processes.
On this TICE episode I read a blog I wrote about the costs of confinement. I discuss state brutality against Black and Indigenous peoples and I discuss my next Artistic Ceremony Break Horizons: A Rocking Indigenous Justice Ceremony. Enjoy!
On this episode I totem my journey back to the academy. I share with you my Salish Earthing creation methodology, a trickster and shifter teaching exercise and share a creative writing piece about a special corner on my tradish territories. Enjoy!
On this weeks episode I read a few blog posts that totem my experiences during the Covid-19 Global Pandemic. I then totem how that intersected with the Black Lives Matter global Black Rebellion. And end with a few quarantine creative writing pieces.
On this weeks episode I read my latest blog post detailing the impacts on the Indian act. I also share some white supremacist statistics on the Jessie Richardson awards. And do a reading of an Indigenous Evergreen love story.
On the first episode of season 2, I share my explorations on the courage we need as playwrights, how to handle a first draft and sharing why bountiful offering actors is a beautiful thing! Enjoy and Limelet!
On this weeks episode I share with you the Indigenous method I’ve been working . I share some thoughts on the impact of colonial conditioning on desire and my last guided reflection on what will be my legacy! This is the final episode of season 1!
On this weeks episode I share with you my beliefs around success as an Indigenous artist. I share a horrifying moment of Indigenous erasure. And I discuss why mysticism is how I participate in the Indigenous Revolution! And we share the #IndigenousCrush initiative. Deep love slaxts!
On this weeks episode I read my book report on Bonita Lawrence’s “Real” Indians and Others and do a social media roundup about Taika Waitit, moving through writers block and a post script on the canadian election.
This weeks episodes you’re invited into relational land work to experience the challenges, vulnerabilities and joyous moments I face as I work on deepening my art practice. We also discuss the Indigenous method I’m working on and hear passages from Kathleen E. Absolon’s book Kaabdossiwin How We Come to Know.
As per the request of many over the years, I’m recording audio versions of my blog. I also introduce what we’ll be capturing on this podcast and big shout out to the NAC Indigenous Theatre Team for launching their season!