NATIVE AMERICANS IN COMIC BOOKS: A CRITICAL STUDY
My book was published in 2008. In it, I take the reader on a journey that investigates how we Indigenous people have been and are portrayed in comic books. You can purchase my book on the aNm website at https://alter-native-media.com/product/native-americans-comic-books-paperback-edition-copy/.
MOONSHOT: THE INDIGENOUS COMIC COLLECTION,
MOONSHOT volume 1 features my story, Strike & Bolt, illustrated by George Freeman and a foreword / introduction written by me. You can buy a copy of MOONSHOT vol. 1 at the aNm website at https://alter-native-media.com/product/moonshot-indigenous-comics-collection/.
MOONSHOT: THE INDIGENOUS COMIC COLLECTION
MOONSHOT volume 2 features my story, Do Wild Turkeys Dream of Electric Drums?, illustrated by Kim Hunter and introduction authored by me. Purchase your copy of MOONSHOT vol. 2 at the aNm website at https://alter-native-media.com/product/moonshot-the-indigenous-comics-collection-vol-2/.
“Native Resolution: A Look at Native Americans in Age of Empires III and Prey”
My article outlines some historical stereotypes in popular media and discusses Prey and Age of Empires III video games in relation to Native American representation. Neither of these games are perfect, but they do come closer to getting it right (in some areas) than many others. I close by challenging us Indigenous people to get more involved in the creative process of this and all media that depicts us. Read the article using this link.
On Second Thought
As part of the University of Central Oklahoma Department of English, New Plains Review is a a student-run literary journal focusing on prose, poetry, & visual art. On Second Thought is my musings on identity and self-identification. You can read a PDF copy of my contribution using this link.
NATIVE PEOPLES MAGAZINE
“Searching for D.I.H.: Digital Indigenous Heroes”
My article, “Searching for D.I.H.: Digital Indigenous Heroes” was published in Native Peoples Magazine, JAN/FEB 2007. In it, I discuss some Indigenous video game characters including Prey’s central protagonist, Tommy Tawodi. You can read a PDF copy of my article using this link.
2006-2007 Vulnerable Populations Collaboration Group Preparedness Resource Kit
After being appointed to one of the CDC’s Collaboration Group that focused on Vulnerable Populations, I was fortunate enough co-author this important document along with many other Public Health leaders from academic institutions around the nation. I chaired the committee on Ethnic and Cultural Minority Populations, which produced that section within the publication. Select the image or this link to view the document.
ILLUSIONS – NEW ZEALAND’S FILM JOURNAL
“Native American Film Making: Chris Eyre and Smoke Signals”
I interviewed Cheyenne filmmaker Chris Eyre about his work on Smoke Signals.