The Aboriginal people of what’s now called Arnhem Land in Australia have been singing about Karrkanj, the bird who starts fires, for a long time. There are now professional ornithologists publishing about their observations of the Firehawks‘ practices. Welcome to another edition of “Indigenous peoples have known about the world for tens of thousands of years/we should listen to them, respect the lands they and we belong to, and give them their things” Daily.
Raptors featured in this conversation below. Gotta catch ’em all!
I had two moments I wanted to blog about recently. Well, I want to blog about a lot of things, but some of it is TOP SECRET and although I’m shook, I don’t work at the White House or know Quincy Jones, so I can’t spill the tea just yet. So I guess it’s just queering Afrofuturism & decolonizing futurities, as usual.