Let us heal. 

walk me through Wounded Knee

in thoughts of resistance

resilience

survival.

Instructed by Haŋwí

In their debut collection of poetry, Autumn White Eyes explores being guided by the feminine and queer energies gifted to them by the moon, given to them in phases and cycles on their journey towards understanding their identities, relationships, and responsibilities as a young Native two-spirit femme.

This poetry book is self-published and printed at Independent print shop in Tecumseh, MI. Limited first edition.
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About

Autumn White Eyes (they, them, theirs) is Oglala Lakota and Turtle Mountain Band of Anishinaabe, and was raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation in the temporarily occupied settler-state of South Dakota.

 

They received a B.A. as a double major in Native American Studies and English with a concentration in Creative Writing at Dartmouth College, and an Ed.M. in Arts in Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education. They were 2018-2019 member of the Intercultural Leadership Institute and a recipient of the South Dakota Arts Council’s 2019 Artist Career Development Grant.

 

Autumn is a Queer, two-spirit femme spoken-word artist and arts educator. Their artwork focuses on releasing the femme, Queer, and Indigenous rage that lives deep within. Their Lakota name, Wanbli Ohitika Win means Brave Eagle Femme.  Autumn lives with their partner and puppy and works remotely as a self-employed teaching artist in Lenapehoking (Lenape ancestral homelands) currently occupied by the settler-state of New Jersey.

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Services
  • Spoken-word Performance

  • Book readings

  • Past keynote & panel themes:

    • transformative justice at Standing Rock

    • Indigenous resistance and survivance

    • decolonizing education

    • Native American experiences in higher education

  • Creative Writing and spoken-word workshops

  • Equity & inclusion workshops

  • Past workshop themes:​

    • identity empowerment

    • Native arts & culture 

    • learning & teaching queerly

    • honoring Native Land

    • examining power & privilege

    • building solidarity between racial groups

  • Curriculum Development

  • Educational Resources

  • Program Evaluation

  • Poetry Projects

  • Organizations I've worked with:​

    • First Peoples Fund

    • Art Change US

    • Native Youth Leadership Alliance

    • Center for American Indian Research and Native American Studies

 
IN THE PRESS
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