Challenging the Oppressors’ Language

This morning, I've been thinking about the Ecopsychology class I will be teaching this afternoon. I've also been considering the work I do with clients in my psychotherapy practice. The two have in common a concern with language. In both instances,  I am engaging others to work with me to free language from the control … Continue reading Challenging the Oppressors’ Language

What’s In A Name?

I've been thinking about Samantha's recent post regarding the meaning of "Indian".  I've though about this a good deal recently, as actually being in India casts an entirely new light on the issue. Growing up, the only tribal people I saw were either "Injuns" or African Natives. These folks were in movies and on TV, … Continue reading What’s In A Name?