Thawing the Frozen Indian: Brown University’s new anthro exhibit

In Americas Next Top Model, Brown University, Contemporary Native Art, misrepresentation, museums, stereotypes, Thawing the Frozen Indian, urban outfitters by Adrienne K.Leave a Comment

The same day as our Crooked Arrows adventure last weekend, Mikaela and I also hit up the Haffenreffer Anthropology museum at Brown to check out their new student-curated exhibit: “Thawing the Frozen Indian: From Tobacco to Top Model.” Dr. Hoover, one of the faculty members at Brown, had mentioned to me at Harvard Powwow (she was the Head Lady Dancer) …

Crooked Arrows: The good, the bad, and the flute music

In Crooked Arrows, Iroquois National Lacrosse, Iroquois Nationals, movie review, native film, Native movies by Adrienne K.Leave a Comment

“Join the Tribe”? o_O? So last weekend I finally saw Crooked Arrows, the new-ish Native lacrosse movie. I’d been eagerly anticipating the film since last year when I saw all the casting calls in New England for Native actors, and when I heard the Onondaga Nation was on board as a lead sponsor and producer, I was even more intrigued. …

Electric Powwow: Boston Style

In A Tribe Called Red, Best Night EVER, Electric Powwow, Native Love, Powwow Step by Adrienne K.Leave a Comment

Me and A Tribe Called Red! Also this is their new Twitter profile pic, which makes me totally geek out. I’m not exaggerating when I say Friday night was definitely one of the best nights, if not the┬ábest night, I’ve had in Boston in my three years here. If you missed my 10,000 excited tweets or facebook posts that evening, …