Monthly Archives: September 2016

Why you won’t find Jesus in Harry Potter

I’m re-blogging this excellent post about JK Rowling’s inappropriate use of Native American symbols in her recent book and upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is set in North America (at least in part). The blogger is … Continue reading

Posted in reblogs | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Havoc, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Dogs of War

The violent confrontations splashed across the media in the last few days recall not just another Avatar-esque confrontation between militarized resource-exploiting corporations and local indigenous inhabitants– and yet another ironic use of an appropriated Native name– but also the sordid … Continue reading

Posted in news, Standing Rock | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments