"Indian Run": Offensive?

In Indian Run, palo alto high school, random appropriation by Adrienne K.6 Comments

I’m currently in NorCal (I was presenting at the NAISA conference in Sacramento–our Native Bloggers panel went really well, thanks for all your help!). I went to get a quick lunch in Palo Alto before I headed to the airport, and spotted this sign as I was walking down University Ave. Notice anything weird? The local Lululemon store has a …

Native Bloggers Panel at NAISA 2011: I need your help!

In NAISA 2011 by Adrienne K.11 Comments

This Friday I’ll be flying back out to Sacramento to participate in the 2011 Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Conference, I’m sitting on a panel with Dr. Jessica Metcalfe, who writes Beyond Buckskin, and Dr. Lara Evans who writes Not Artomatic. (Can’t wait until I can write Dr. Adrienne K…only 3-5 more years, ha.) Here’s our panel description: …

Um, Not Make Believe.

In geronimo, Make Believe clothing co, stereotypes by Adrienne K.18 Comments

Spotted this on Pinterest, comes from a company in Omaha called Make Believe Clothing Co. Best part? it’s called the “Geronimo” shirt. Here, I wrote them a note, and re-designed their shirt for them: Dear Make Believe Clothing Company, You might need to sit down for this news. It might come as a shock. Guess what? American Indians are not …

Monday Motivation: "More Than Frybread" Trailer

In frybread, mid-week motivation, mocumentary, native film by Adrienne K.1 Comment

My new obsession of the moment:“More Than Frybread”. From what I can tell from the trailer, it’s a mockumentary-style film that covers the “World Wide Frybread Association Arizona Chapter Frybread Championship.” It tells the story through following several of the finalists, who are all awesome characters. So far it reminds me a lot of the Christopher Guest movies, which are …