January 28, 2017
It’s fitting, I think, that I came to understand the true nature of my colonized identity through a history of the United States.
November 5, 2016
Our family no longer has a traditional territory, sacred places or the daily routines of life to prompt our collective story-telling, but we have those letters.
October 16, 2016
It never occurred to me that colonialism also had a role to play. That isn’t too surprising, I guess. A sickness has to be named before it can be diagnosed.
June 30, 2016
Here’s the strange thing. My grandmother was an Indian, she presented herself to my class as an Indian, but it never occurred to me that I was an Indian too.
May 27, 2015
That feeling of where you begin and end is not set in stone and is open to influence and manipulation from and by stimulus in your environment.
March 8, 2015
The reality is that your mind is the product of very many independent brain processes which compete for control of your behavior, and the vast majority of these processes are inaccessible to the conscious part of your brain.
August 25, 2014
In defense of my younger self, he wasn’t lying. At that time, I really and truly believed that I was not depressed. I simply couldn’t recognize the fact of my depression because it was all that I had ever known.