Margo Tamez (Nde’ [Lipan Apache]) is an Associate Professor of Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia | Syilx territory. The author of Alleys and Allies (1991), Naked Wanting (2003), and Raven Eye (2007), she is the recipient of a 2018 Literary Arts poetry residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts.
Indigenous authors, re-defining and re-shaping creative autonomy, draw from diverse traditions, and technologies, but still must simultaneously confront barriers to creative sovereignty. In this discussion we ask: In forging paths for empowerment, how do we confront commodification of Indigeneity as a continuing bi-product of coloniality? Panelists will offer insights into confronting this tension as deeply […]