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Postcolonial Networks brings together scholars, activists, and leaders with the urgency of a movement to foster decolonized relationships, innovative scholarship, and social transformation.

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Seventh Monday: Pamphletarian Theology with Cláudio Carvalhaes

January 13th, 2014|

"The Landless Movement is the world largest social movement with more than 500.000 members and is connected with the Via Campesina. The movement proposes a new possible world, fight for agrarian reform and fights against agribusiness. "

Listening to the World: The Need for Postcolonial Literature in the Secondary Classroom

January 6th, 2014|

"If we start teaching information that has very little context for learners in the United States, we as educators focus on difference and can end up “othering” an entire nation, the most significant pitfall of teaching postcolonial texts."

A Critical Reflection on Seminary Education

November 5th, 2013|

"We must learn what the earth meant to those native to this land, the people that have been studying it for thousands of years. In a western constructed reality Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) comes off as myth and folklore, but what is the difference between western science and TEK?"

Reflections on the Boarding School Dorms

June 25th, 2013|

"But the rez, and Indian Country in general, is a complex place with a complex history, peopled by individuals who choose to live there for positive as well as negative reasons. The land is itself an entity, a place that produces both brilliance and despair."

Pope Pancho, Hope, and Shadows

March 20th, 2013|

"But the great, overwhelming eruption of our time lies deeper than all these things, in the very core of our imagination, in how we live with one another, and how we divide and order our society."

On Richard Twiss: A Tribute

February 17th, 2013|

"Richard’s vision for decolonization extended to all peoples. He challenged Christian evangelical treatment of Palestinian peoples on the Trinity Broadcast Network (and was not invited back). He worked ceaselessly to build alliances with all peoples impacted by white supremacy and colonialism."

Mistake

February 11th, 2013|

"When I chat and net A lighthouse I become, That looks towards the west But stands as if mum."