Everyday Acts of Resurgence

People, Places, Practices

Ndíthäk | I hear you

by January 8, 2018
 

Ndíthäk | I hear you

by Lianne Charlie
When I think about my identity as a Northern Tutchone woman who has grown up away from her homelands and largely within a mainstream, urban setting, collage helps me reconcile the seemingly irreconcilable. Collage creates a space where home/away, insider/outsider, new/old, native/non-native, city/bush can exist is productive juxtaposition. In reality, I struggle with these dichotomies. They are riddled with judgement, pain, loss and disconnection. We left the Yukon—the home of my ancestors—when I was six years old. Although I have visited numerous times since, when I move there in a year, it will be the first time in my adult life that I will live there. While I am very excited about returning to the Yukon, I realize that it will not come without its challenges.

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Table of contents

Ndithak | I Hear You by Lianne Charlie
Introduction by Jeff Corntassel, Taiaiake Alfred, Noelani Goodyear–Ka‘ōpua, Noenoe K. Silva, Hokulani Aikau, and Devi Mucina
Lawa Ku’u Lei by Kīhei de Silva

People

Resurgence as Relationality by Gina Starblanket
Renewal by Jeff Corntassel
Relentlessly Coastal: Parenting, Research, and Everyday Resurgence by Mick Scow
Decolonizing Indigenous Fatherhood by Devi Mucina
Embers of Micro-aggression by Dibikgeezhigokwe
From a Place of Love by Erynne M. Gilpin

Places

Changes in the Land, Changes in Us by Taiaiake Alfred
Recovering Place Names from Hawaiian Literatures by Noenoe K. Silva
Mālama ʻĀina Koholālele by No’eau Peralto
Represencing Indigenous Peoples in the Landscape by Lisa Strelein
Fearless Regeneration by Senka Eriksen
Dan k’I by Shelby Blackjack

Practices

Dreaming is an Everyday Act of Resurgence by Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua
Bring the ‘Umeke of Poi to the Table by Hokulani Aikau
The SX̱OLE (Reef Net Fishery) as an Everyday Act of Resurgence by Nick XEMŦ0LTW̱ Claxton
Evading the Neo-colonial State Without Running to the Hills by Brad Coombes
Intimate Acts of Resurgence by Natalie Clark
Ua pā i ka leo by Maya L. Kawailanaokeawaiki Saffery
The Piko Æffect by Megumi Chibana
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