MT @FaiMujer@twitter.com [Indigenous Anarchist Federation, I merged 4 posts]:
Matika Wilbur's Fierce Resistance Against 100 Years of Native American Misrepresentation: Project 562 documents an unprecedented 562 #Indigenous
nations oral history to ensure Native stereotypes are replaced with accurate data in order to change history.http://project562.com
“I’m ultimately doing this because our perception matters,” she says. “Our perception fuels racism. It fuels segregation. Our perception determines the way we treat each other.”https://www.thestranger.com/seattle/shooting-and-capturing/Content?oid=18382775
Wilbur rejects the photo journalism edict, 'You should look like my idea of who you are.' This is social justice, it's image justice. It's people having the right to participate in their own image construction.
Wilbur describes famed Edward Curtis' Native American photographs: "It's a white supremacist fantasy."