Imagining Indigenous Futurisms

5th Annual Science Fiction Writing Contest - $1000 Award

Open to any emerging writer with an interest in exploring Indigenous issues through the medium of science fiction


  • One paragraph personal statement containing background and goals in sf
  • A previously unpublished sf writing sample up to 4,000 words

By November 1, 2014 to Professor Grace L. Dillon (Anishinaabe) at

Judged by acclaimed Blackfeet sf, experimental, and horror writer Stephen Graham Jones (

(Geekquality isn’t affiliated with this contest, just signal boosting. There is an open Facebook group where you could probably find out more.)



There’s a special place in hell for non-Natives who think that they’re the epitome of decolonization and enlightenment because they reblog posts about Indigenous issues and how Canada isn’t paradise but still perpetuate colonialist narratives in meat space and talk over Native people.

#Tinafontaine s #family at her and #FaronHall #vigil. Tina was a 15 yr old #native girl who was found murdered and dumped in the #redriver in a bag on aug 9 2014 #Winnipeg #inm #idlenomore #mmiw #cfs# Nativeamerican #canada #aboriginal

(Source: aaron2point0, via sikssaapo-p)


These are slowly popping up in the gentrified neighborhoods of Portland, Oregon. Once the stomping grounds of the Upper Chinook, Multnomah, and other tribes…

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Survivance &

(via burdenedwithgloriousbooty)


Meet The Generation Of Incredible Native American Women Fighting To Preserve Their Culture by Danielle Seewalker for Marie Claire UK

Native Americans represent just one per cent of the US population and some languages have only one speaker left. Now a new generation is fighting to preserve the culture.

Meet the women leading that fight:


"In Colombia’s war-torn indigenous villages, three brave women from distinct tribes use nonviolent resistance to defend their peoples’ survival."