Photo of five Indigenous women and Two-Spirits singing and one is holding a hand drum. Photo credit Jen Deerinwater.
Indigenous Spoonies Revolt, held on October 2, 2020, brought together Indigenous artists from the United States and New Zealand for a virtual discussion on disability representation, empowerment, advocacy, healing and solidarity. Panelist included Frank Waln (Lakota), Tony Enos (Cherokee), and Kera Sherwood-O’Regan (Kāi Tahu Māori), to share their art, stories and discuss the intersectionality of their histories and struggles.
This event was co-sponsored by Crushing Colonialism and the Disability Visibility Project.
Marcy Angeles is a disabled Nednhi Apache and Guamares Two-Spirit Artist, Writer, Musician, DJ and Journalist from southern New Mexico. In this Virtual Decolonized Beatz she performs a Deep House DJ set on June 15, 2021.
Elexa Dawson presents powerful original music and a voice like warm honey and prairie dirt. Elexa is a Potawatomi community activist, student of sustainable agriculture, workshop facilitator, and mother of two future matriarchs. Elexa performs solo, with a bluesy folk trio and with Heyleon and Weda Skirts at private and public events, gatherings, pubs, and campfires. Here she graces Crushing Colonialism with a 20-minute Virtual Decolonized Beatz set on August 25, 2021.