Colonized tongues

Sé que hablo un idioma que no es mío. Inglés, español, esos no son mis idiomas nativos. Mientras escribo esto, sé esto. Mientras leo esto, me acuerdo de lo que la colonización le hizo a […]


IIYC Chicago’s Indigenous Community Day

Back in October I helped coordinate an event with the International Indigenous Youth – Chicago Chapter. Below is the original post: Join us in celebrating Indigenous culture + existence through family-friendly workshops, music, FOOD & […]



I have been horrible at updating my one of many blogs. I always say this, and I will say it again: I will post more regularly. Ha! I’m not use to doing public speaking and […]


Satirical Calaveras and the Day of the Dead

“The Day of the Dead festival has long inspired artists across Mexico and the United States. While the iconography of death is part of celebrations, it has also been used for political satire. José Guadalupe […]


Community Archiving & Volunteer Orientation

Community Archiving & Volunteer Orientation for the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival Sixty Inches from Center event link May 13, 2017 | 1-3pm 1pm – Volunteer Orientation for Chicago Archives + Artists Festival 2pm – […]


Reflections on Standing Rock

Recently, I was able to take a trip down to Standing Rock, North Dakota to stand in solidarity with all my indigenous brothers and sisters. I was only able to stay three days but those […]


Mujeres de Juarez

I have been following the injustices prevalent on the border of Texas and Mexico for many years now. Of particular interest is the femicide occurring along the border. I dedicated a recent art piece/project to […]


Sixty Inches from Center

I was asked to submit some of my writings to Sixty Inches from Center, a non-profit online arts publication and archiving initiative that supports art and writing that thrives primarily outside of mainstream historical narratives. […]



I recently came across an article talking about diversity within the archives field and a hashtag that has been becoming popular on twitter: #archivessowhite. This hash tag also came about during the #Oscarssowhite controversy. While […]


Image Archivist

I am in the process of cataloging all 600+ books from my personal collection. Yes, I am going to catalog them. For many years friends of mine have asked me to create something like this. […]