Decolonizing and Storytelling: an interview with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

  We published Leanne’s Dancing on our turtle’s back in India because we think a resurgence of indigenous consciousness and thinking processes is very much needed. At a time when many indigenous people are losing awareness of deep spiritual links to the land; when Indigenous cultures face many levels of genocide; and when movements of... Continue Reading →

Felix Padel reviews Dancing on our turtle’s back

This book is a timely affirmation of Indigenous together with environmental issues. Dancing on our turtle’s back refers to the continent of America, and implicitly Mother Earth, as the turtle we dance on. Because we belong to the land—a special introductory section for the Indian edition makes clear what Indigenous peoples worldwide have in common,... Continue Reading →

Dancing on our turtle’s back: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson

In the end of 2012, adivaani was following the emergence of the Idle no more movement of the Aboriginal peoples in Canada comprising the First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples and their non-Aboriginal supporters in Canada. This in their own words is a peaceful revolution to honour Indigenous sovereignty and to protect the land and... Continue Reading →

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