The Indigenous Cultural Evolutionist

The Indigenous Cultural Evolutionist

By Kim Senklip Harvey
I am a Syilx, Tsilhqot'in, Dakelh and Ktunaxa woman and storyteller.

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.

Wáy Slaxts!

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The Break Horizons Justice Episode
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!
1:02:02
July 6, 2020
The Academy & Salish Earthing
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!
54:45
July 6, 2020
The Pandemic & BLM Movement
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.
56:37
July 3, 2020
No Indigenous Trauma Porn
On this episode I read three of my blog posts which all intersect with the need for Indigenous creators to center love, humour and joy. I also share a piece of micro-fiction. Enjoy!
42:23
July 2, 2020
Fuck canada and white supremacy is real present in western theatre.
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.
46:53
July 2, 2020
Creation Practices: Offers for writers and actors and a hot dog poem reading.
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!
33:42
March 6, 2020
The Fire Creation Methodology and A Legacy with Indigenous Love
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!
59:39
December 12, 2019
The Ideologies We Use & Descriptions We Choose
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!
43:33
November 25, 2019
A Keynote and Impact vs Intent
On this weeks episode I read a keynote I did for the Coquitlam Cultural Summit and I talk about why being accountable to impact vs intent is the necessary priority for responsible leadership.
52:13
November 15, 2019
Indigenous Identity and Taika
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.
44:44
October 23, 2019
The canadian brand of racism
On this weeks episode I read my latest blog calling out canadian citizens perpetuating state sanctioned violence and give you an update on the research for my new play Break Horizons.
40:37
October 16, 2019
Relational Responsibilities and Colonial Oppressionism.
On this weeks episode I read a reflection I wrote for my Indigenous Methodology course and read my latest blog about Indigenous love and the new genre I came up with called “colonial oppressionism.”
30:06
October 8, 2019
The Short Essay
On this weeks episode we talk about the genre of the short essay, I read my latest blog which includes my micro essay and I share some cool events happening around town and encourage you to write!
19:25
October 1, 2019
Centering Indigeneity
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.
41:13
September 24, 2019
Yt constructs
On this episode I read a blog from Aug 28, 2019 entitled “A Social Media Roundup”. Touch on Indigenous culture and why I chose this Evolutionist name for the podcast. Wáy Slaxts!
21:59
September 17, 2019
Translations
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!
18:15
September 14, 2019