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Indigenous Knowledge Commons


Bounds and Rebounds

Squaws! and Savages!

Inviting Guest Curators! The Rules: At regular intervals, a different scholar curates a 30-second to 3-minute video clip/visual image slideshow accompanied by a 300-350-word impressionistic response. All curated posts must be related to Indigenous Studies issues following the themes set out in each particular blog. We use the title “curator” because, like a curator in a museum, you are re-purposing a media object that already exists and providing context through your commentary, which frames the object in a particular way. The clip/comment combination is intended to introduce ‘bite size’ pieces of critical commentary to the larger Indigenous Studies community (academic and non-academic, native and non-native) and, hopefully, encourage feedback/discussion from that community. Idea and format borrowed from in media res

If you are interested in being a blog curator (one-off or regular), please contact us at: