Black and female: Indigenous women owning space in the MeToo campaign Tess Ryan navigates her way through the controversial campaign guided by the immense power held by influencial black women. Recently hip hop artist Nicki Minaj posted a picture on Instagram of herself as a reimagined Pocahontas. In three highly sexualised representations, Nicki is portrayed as the Native American woman who has been previously dramatized for the Disney audience. Pocahontas was not however what was conveyed on screen, but rather a rape victim forced to marry an Englishman named John Rolfe and move to England where she died at the age of
Rare, Old Photos of Native American Women and Children | HuffPost
I looked through thousands of old photos, trying to imagine the world of the characters in my new film " Moses on the Mesa. Photographs from over a hundred years ago can open an amazing portal into the history. But photos don't tell the whole story, and so much of what happened back then is hard to stomach. But I wanted to share some rare visions of Native American women and children especially because not only is history of that time is not usually told with honesty, but it rarely tells anything about the most vulnerable.
Toplessness refers to the state in which a woman's breasts , including her areola and nipples , are exposed, especially in a public place or in a visual medium. The male equivalent is barechestedness , also commonly called shirtlessness. Exposed breasts were and are normal in many indigenous societies. However, developed countries have social norms around female modesty , often enforced by legal statutes , that require women to cover their breasts in public. In many jurisdictions, women who expose their breasts can be prosecuted for indecent exposure , although public breastfeeding is often exempted from public indecency laws.
National Museums Scotland announced Monday that their remains will be transferred to the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, following a legal request last year from the Canadian government. The Beothuk people have been widely considered extinct since following the tuberculosis death of the last known Beothuk woman. Earlier repatriation efforts were spearheaded by Joe, with backing of other Indigenous leaders and provincial and federal government leaders. Joe travelled to Scotland himself to visit the remains on more than one occasion since he began the process of formally requesting their return in