Category Archive for: Direct Action

Flood Wall Street: A Greenwashed Competition Of Corporate Capitalism

The previous day’s historic 400,000-person People’s Climate March showed widespread support to continue shouting at buildings the next day at the Flood Wall Street sit-in. This was advertised by billion-dollar environmental corporations like 350.org. as the follow-up event to “confront” Wall Street which is a less green flavor of capitalism. Many attempts attempted to connect…

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The Wall Off Trump Performance Of The Republican National Convention

It was an honor being requested by immigration organizations to help their direct action to Wall Off Trump and his hate, racism and xenophobia during his acceptance of the Republican Presidential Nomination. Many people of color and others demonstrated against Donald Trump in downtown Cleveland during the 2016 convention. Most stayed away from downtown due…

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The Black Snakes Of New Orleans Oil Lease Auction Protest

Obama recently opened 43 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling at a lease sale in New Orleans. As an Indigenous Movement Artist, I was given the opportunity to work with directly impacted People of color from the Gulf in the lead-up to an oil and gas lease auction. This particular target…

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Lessons in Lateral Oppression At COP 21

Based on previous work making Lozen Shields for the Apache Stronghold in Washington D.C., I was asked by native nonprofits to create a shield to represent Indigenous People globally for COP21 in Paris. This was the second global mass mobilization art campaign I’ve worked on. The first was The People’s Climate March in New York…

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