> fire, lightning, storm clouds, the moon. mixed cis womyn. anishinaabe bimaadiziwin.
thin, able-bodied, neurotypical, straight-passing, and class privileges.
I think the primary difference is that Indians experience and relate to a living universe, whereas Western people, especially scientists, reduce all things, living or not, to objects. by: Vine Deloria (via thingsandschemes)
”Where’s your horse? Would you bless me? I’ve always wanted to be blessed by an Indian.”
These are the types of questions photographer Matika Wilbur, a member of the Swinomish and Tulalip tribes, has encountered when meeting non-Native people. Such experiences have largely prompted her latest endeavor, Project 562. Wilbur, whose name means “messenger,” wants to use her photography to deliver a powerful message about what it means to be Indian.