This story that I share with you delves into the reasons for the inhumane treatment of Native Americans, not only by our government and those controlled by and allied with our government, but also by the people of our country that are taught to hate those that are oppressed. We're getting a good taste of … Continue reading Who Was Lost Bird?
"Kill the Indian, Save The Man," is an anti-Indian, Federal Government slogan that was used to justify multiple atrocities to the indigenous people of America, the First People. In my essay, I discuss: what it means to be Indigenous to the U.S., what it means to be American in the U.S., define anti-Indianism and the … Continue reading “Kill The Indian, Save The Man”
When I started Lostbirds.org many who know me were wondering why I did. Why do I care so much about Native Americans? The answer is, we should all care. What has happened, and what is still currently happening to them, can just as easily happen to anyone when special interests with power and the financial … Continue reading Blood Land
LostBirds.org was created to help people understand, more fully, the plight and narrative of Native Americans in the United States. LostBirds.org also contains my own ancestral narrative that would've otherwise been erased. LostBirds.org is meant to help spread awareness of current Native American issues and ways to help.
I Stand With Standing Rock. Water Is Life. The only way that Natives have been able to overcome is through public unity in the past for their cause, so please stand with them now! You can make a difference! The United States has built itself up by talking about 'American Values' and there is nothing … Continue reading How You Can Help Standing Rock
A multimedia piece I painted in 2015 with heavy acrylic mediums, sand, opaque flakes, metal bells, turquoise, beads, bone, glitter, and mirrors. 'Apache Girl, Oak Flat' imaginatively conjoins both the physically feminine qualities, and spiritually masculine traits in the wings and wing decoration representing male dancers at a young girl's puberty rites ceremony. Her silhouette … Continue reading Current Painting- ‘Apache Girl, Oak Flat’