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Net Neutrality, Indian Country and the Digital Divide

One of the biggest stories in the news last week was Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality is defined by the Federal Communications Commission as “Open Internet;” although they make no mention of platforms or services. The FCC does not currently have jurisdiction to regulate the internet; hard to believe isn’t it?

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Dr. Traci Morris Interviewed for the Indigenous Tours Project with Steven J. Yazzie

Last week, I was honored to be a part of Steven Yazzie‘s Indigenous Tours Project. This series of art works are narratives of Indigenous people and they function as a community outreach project that reinterprets land, peoples, and histories. Steve is a Navajo/Laguna multidisciplinary artist working out of Phoenix, Arizona.  He’s a painter, sculptor, performance, installation, and film/video artist.

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Christmas Fun | Chickasaw Book Project Research Materials

It’s like early Christmas at the Homahota Consulting offices! We got a big order in of research books for a new book project.  As a part of my #GivingTuesday commitment, I ordered via Amazon Smile  to benefit one of my chosen non-profits, the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums.

These books will be used as primary reading and preparation for a book I’m working on about Chickasaw allotment.  The book will be a cultural biography that examines the loss of land and culture through the lens of a series of historic correspondence that took place between my great-grandmother and great-grandfather between 1907 and 1912 in Chickasaw Indian Territory.

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