Meaning and Sacrifice

Meaning and Sacrifice

This week has been a rollercoaster of emotions when it comes to writing. I came across two different articles which turned my world upside down. One gave me hope and encouragement to pursue my literary dream, while the other sowed doubt and fear. Both articles have...
Seeking the Voice of Indigenous Peoples

Seeking the Voice of Indigenous Peoples

In today’s blogpost I want to talk about the voice of indigenous peoples in the historical record. As you can imagine, history books are by and large witten from the perspective of the dominant social group or power. In the case of the Americas, and specfically...
Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

Spring Reflections: Truth crushed to earth will rise again

With the last frosts of Winter slowly giving way to the warm, dewy optimism of Spring in Europe, I find myself pre-occupied with many divergent thoughts. Beyond what is transpiring on a geopolitical scale in Ukraine and the seeming fading of the Covid pandemic, I am...
Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – the Dugu

Behind the Scenes: Children of the Ocean God – the Dugu

In today’s blogpost I want to shine a spotlight on an ancient ritual, still practiced by the Black Caribs (Garifuna) to this very day, which has been integral to their way of life since long before the Second Carib War – the ‘Dugu ceremony.’ In...

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