IPI #5 – Jon Proudstar In this portion of IPI, we are fortunate to hear from Jon Proudstar, creator of Tribal Force, a comic book featuring Native American superheroes and a historic first for a Native-created comic books, as he shoots the bull with Michael Sheyahshe (me!). In addition to his comic book milestone, Jon […]
Panel Discussion See me at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indiana ! http://www.eiteljorg.org/ejm_WhatsHappening/EventsCalendar/default.asp John Ostrander – Check out this link for a bio, award and writing list http://www.comicbookdb.com/creator.php?ID=108. Blaze of Glory, Apache Skies, Grimjack & The Kents, to name some, as well as his work on MANY other titles including Batman, JLA, Star Wars, Wolverine and […]
Public Lecture Look for me at the UCO English Department’s Sherman Chaddlesone Arts & Letters Lecture Series http://www.libarts.ucok.edu/english/ Date: 02/12/09 (Thursday) Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Pegasus Theater Topics will include my book (Native Americans in Comics) , Indigenous people in Pop-Culture, and video games with Native Americans.
Presentation Slides As promised, here are the slides to my INLP lecture at UNM. < “(Not So) Funny Books” from Michael Sheyahshe
I don’t normally like to get into these sort of discussions, because there are way too many opinions to sift through – as well as way too many blogs that seem preachy, at best – but, this topic is sorta within my realm of expertise. Latest news: Disney is going to make a Lone Ranger […]
Here is the official poster announcing the UNM INLP Lecture for my book, Native Americans in Comics. Come out to NM and catch the lecture !
In an online article, “The top five Native American characters in comics,” at the Miramichi Leader Online Edition website, Darcey McLaughlin offers insight to some Indigenous characters as well as praise for my book on Native comic book characters, calling it a “great book” and “well worth the read”. Doesn’t get much better than that […]
The Indigenous Nations Library Program at the University of New Mexico University Library has invited me to give a lecture on Native Americans in Comic Books. As part of the “Native Pathways Lectures” series, I will present, “(Not so) Funny Books: Native Americans in Comic Books” on Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 at the Zimmerman Library. […]
IPI #4 – Elizabeth LaPensee In this deployment of IPI, we spotlight Elizabeth LaPensee, a Ph.D., Student at Simon Fraser University in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology and Research Assistant for the Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace (“AbTeC”), “a series of projects investigating innovative methods for First Nations to participate in networked culture to […]
IPI #3 – Andrea Grant In this installment of IPI, we get up close and personal with the “Pin-up Poet,” herself, Andrea Grant. Andrea is the creator of MINX comic book series, “which merges Native American mythology” with fantasy, dreams, and reality. Andrea is a Coast Salish Canadian with a long list of creative talents, […]