Last month I had the pleasure to return (virtually, of course!) to my college, Pomona College in Claremont, California, to
Welcome to another installment in my Indigenous Voices series, and happy Native American Heritage Month! In 1990, President George H.
Like many Americans, growing up I was taught that Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer, discovered America. Our nation’s history celebrated
Growing up in a whitewashed world, playwright, actress, and poet Yolanda Bonnell took on the task of searching for her
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing the exceptionally talented and accomplished actor, playwright, director, and activist, Reneltta Arluk. As
I set out, down a river, into a jungle of life, and into a world that I didn’t know much about. I worked as the dramaturg on the developing show This is a River, written by James Taylor, a professor at my college, and Isabelle Rogers, a peer of mine. This play tells the story of the Kayan people living on the Baram river in Borneo – a people severely threatened by the environmental crisis. When I returned, I realized that I have the privilege of using my voice so their people, culture, traditions, and land will be here to stay.
— GiGi Buddie, San Francisco, California
Welcome to the first installment of our new series centered on Indigenous Voices! To kick things off, I interviewed accomplished
Oftentimes, when we think about climate change, we think of it as a distant and “far removed from daily life”