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02

Sep

starry-eyed-wolfchild:

THE SERI INDIANS of Sonora Mexico 

Many cultural changes have taken place in the last few decades. Except for special events, women no longer paint their faces as they once did. Those who saw and recorded Seri face painting marked a dying trait.

Women painted delicate and tasteful designs on their faces. Usually, designs were carried in a straight horizontal line across the upper face and over the bridge of the nose. Elements represented flowers, leaves, and other pretty motifs and it was all done just to be attractive.

Married women used distinctive but heavier patterns that identified them as matrons.

Men also painted on occasion-to go to war, for spiritual protection, or just general attraction. Designs suggested by medicine men could be used by both sexes for spiritual protection.

(Source: uapress.arizona.edu)

littleknife:

Malin Gabriella Nordin

White feminists:

slutevaaa:

split-the-coast:

When you discuss the wage gap, here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Only white women make $0.77 to a man’s dollar.
  • Black women make about $0.68 to a man’s dollar.
  • Latina women make about $0.58 to a man’s dollar.

Intersectionality matters.

also remember men of color make less than white women

decolonizingmedia:

"F*ck the waves of feminism: we embody over 500 years of resistance before us. We are an ocean" - NYSHN 
Rest in power, to our lost relations.
image: burymyart

decolonizingmedia:

"F*ck the waves of feminism: we embody over 500 years of resistance before us. We are an ocean" - NYSHN

Rest in power, to our lost relations.

image: burymyart

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

A new mural in Ireland, saluting the Palestinian people and their resistance.

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

A new mural in Ireland, saluting the Palestinian people and their resistance.

thisiseverydayracism:

When are we going to acknowledge this?

thisiseverydayracism:

When are we going to acknowledge this?

01

Sep

(Source: myconquestofbread)

30

Aug

the1janitor:

Two separate eyewitness accounts, telling the exact same story.

(x) and (x)

29

Aug

porquepuedopuedes:

"I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” - Frida Kahlo 

porquepuedopuedes:

"I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” - Frida Kahlo 

(Source: thecadaverousportrait)

thepeoplesrecord:

TW: Violence: Today, May 30, is the day four years ago that little Brisenia Flores and her father were murdered in Arivaca, Arizona by racist Neo-Nazi anti-immigrant vigilantes. Brisenia was shot point blank in the face during the home invasion and her father was killed and mother shot.
We must not forget, ever, what hate rhetoric can do. Remind people and be vigilant about what anyone espousing hate against another group of people can do and lead to.
Today, have a thought about this beautiful little 9 year old, her family, and the community who lost so much through this death that no one wants to remember or at that time that Obama and the media never mentioned or had any ceremony for to symbolically stand against hate, racism, and xenophobia.
Today, in Arizona Mexican American Studies has been banned, books have been boxed up and sent out of schools, and the state of Arizona is under police seige against anyone who is brown. If you haven’t been there to witness it yourself don’t think it’s not happening because from personal experience it is.
No more of the conintuing 500 year long war of extinction upon Indigenous people. It must end! - Three Sonorans
Minutement group leader Shawna Forde & Jason Bush were found guilty on eight counts & are on death row for plotting the deadly home invasion. Albert Gaxiola was found guilty of the murders & sentenced to life without parole. 

thepeoplesrecord:

TW: Violence: Today, May 30, is the day four years ago that little Brisenia Flores and her father were murdered in Arivaca, Arizona by racist Neo-Nazi anti-immigrant vigilantes. Brisenia was shot point blank in the face during the home invasion and her father was killed and mother shot.

We must not forget, ever, what hate rhetoric can do. Remind people and be vigilant about what anyone espousing hate against another group of people can do and lead to.

Today, have a thought about this beautiful little 9 year old, her family, and the community who lost so much through this death that no one wants to remember or at that time that Obama and the media never mentioned or had any ceremony for to symbolically stand against hate, racism, and xenophobia.

Today, in Arizona Mexican American Studies has been banned, books have been boxed up and sent out of schools, and the state of Arizona is under police seige against anyone who is brown. If you haven’t been there to witness it yourself don’t think it’s not happening because from personal experience it is.

No more of the conintuing 500 year long war of extinction upon Indigenous people. It must end! - Three Sonorans

Minutement group leader Shawna Forde & Jason Bush were found guilty on eight counts & are on death row for plotting the deadly home invasion. Albert Gaxiola was found guilty of the murders & sentenced to life without parole. 

lawrenceleemagnuson:

Pedro Figari (Uruguay 1861-1938)Idilio campero (c.1935)oil on board 19.75 x 13.25 in.

lawrenceleemagnuson:

Pedro Figari (Uruguay 1861-1938)
Idilio campero (c.1935)
oil on board 19.75 x 13.25 in.

27

Aug

nevver:

Wes Lang
halftheskymovement:

A feminist group based in Guangzhou, China staged an online protest against the sexual exploitation of women in the workplace, revealing a photograph with a message boldly written in red on a whiteboard behind them: “My vagina does not come free with my labor.” More words were written on the women’s thighs, reiterating: “Not freebies.” 
The campaign was in response to a recent fatal rape case involving a 20-year-old woman at a state-owned company who was asked by her boss to a dinner. She was sexually assaulted by her boss’s friend and died as a result of her injuries.“Don’t ask your staff to provide part-time escort services. Women should only be asked to provide knowledge or technical skills in the workplace, but not other things,” says Ye Haiyan, an advocate of women’s and children’s rights.
Read more via The New York Times.

halftheskymovement:

A feminist group based in Guangzhou, China staged an online protest against the sexual exploitation of women in the workplace, revealing a photograph with a message boldly written in red on a whiteboard behind them: “My vagina does not come free with my labor.” More words were written on the women’s thighs, reiterating: “Not freebies.” 

The campaign was in response to a recent fatal rape case involving a 20-year-old woman at a state-owned company who was asked by her boss to a dinner. She was sexually assaulted by her boss’s friend and died as a result of her injuries.“Don’t ask your staff to provide part-time escort services. Women should only be asked to provide knowledge or technical skills in the workplace, but not other things,” says Ye Haiyan, an advocate of women’s and children’s rights.

Read more via The New York Times.

Random conversation on supporting looting during times of resistance...

me:
Am I like the only one who supported the looters in ferguson? Y'all some simple bitches for real.
friend:
Some of the looters stole milk to aid the tear gas victims by pouring it on their eyes. Justified.
me:
Exactly, and also, looting is a direct attack at capitalism; which holds capital to higher regard than human life. So when such capital is stolen by black bodies, bodies that are supremely oppressed within this economic system, it's a big "Fuck you! Your system! And your priorities!"
friend:
Much needed attack at capitalism. Especially after Eric Garner as well. Untaxed cigarettes vs. the life of a human being.
me:
EXACTLY! <3