dark_administrator: (Default)
dark_administrator ([personal profile] dark_administrator) wrote in [community profile] dark_agenda2012-09-02 09:38 am

Kaleidoscope highlights sources from underrepresented regions

Hello doers of darkness -- As we're waiting for sign-ups to open and strategizing, we would like to highlight some awesome Kaleidoscope sources from underrepresented regions for your consideration:

Works produced by Aboriginal, First Nations and Indigenous People


Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation

ᐃᓄᐃᑦ (Inuit)
  • 1909 Arctic Expedition: Anauakaq Henson, Egigingwah, Kali Peary, Minik, Ooqueah, Ootah and Seegloo
  • Sentinal (Kulik Art Inuit) by Ningeuuga Oshuitoq
  • Synchronized Sednas (Kulik Art Inuit) by Papiara Tukiki

Mvskoke | Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Ojibwe | Ojibwa | Ojibway | Chippewa | Chippeway Nation

Schitsu'umsh | Cœur d'Alène Nation

Spokan(e) Nation

ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ (Tsalagihi Ayeli) (Cherokee Nation)

Works from Africa


  • كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة (Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah) (One Thousand and One Nights) [Arabic] [English translation: Volume I, II, III, IV]

Kenya

Works from Central, Southeast and West Asia


  • كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة (Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah) (One Thousand and One Nights) [Arabic] [English translation: Volume I, II, III, IV]

ایران (Iran)
  • سوسن خانوم (Soosan Khanoom) [music video] by بروبکس (Barobax)

لبنان (Libnān) (Lebanon)

مليسيا | Malaysia

Монгол улс (Mongolia)
  • Монголын түүх | Mongolian History: Khutulun, Мандухай хатан (Mandukhai Khatun), Alaqai Beki, Батмөнх Даян хаан (Batumöngke Dayan Khan), Checheyigen, Fatima, Өэлүн (Hö'elün), Sochigel, Sorqaqtani Beki, Töregene Qatun, Yeke Qabartu

Singapura | 新加坡 (Xīnjiāpō) | Singapore | சிங்கப்பூர் (Ciṅkappūr)

Šumeru (Sumer) | العراق (al-‘Irāq) (Iraq)

ประเทศไทย (Prathet Thai) (Thailand)

Pilipinas | Philippines

Việt Nam

Works from Latin America


México


If you're the doer of darkness who has nominated these sources, feel free to flail about their awesomeness in the comments!

This entry is posted at Dreamwidth and LiveJournal, as well as linked on Tumblr, and you may comment at any platform.

[personal profile] noldo 2012-09-02 05:24 pm (UTC)(link)
I did not nominate Trese, but 'tis a wonderful thing, and I note that you can in fact also read books 2 and 3 online! Also, 'Pumzi' is a vidder's dream, seriously.

I did nominate 'Caramel', which is a charming and lovely movie mostly about women's lives, & the cheerfully/endearingly bizarre music video for Soosan Khanoom. Much excitement!
terajk: Iroh and Toph dancing (iroh & toph: Dancing)

[personal profile] terajk 2012-09-02 07:57 pm (UTC)(link)
I didn't nominate Pumzi, but agree with [personal profile] noldo that it's a vidder's dream. It's also a worldbuilder's dream (writer/director Wanuri Kahiu hopes to turn it into a full-length film, so there's room to play in!) and a fan of awesome ladies's dream.
carmarthen: "Would you like my hat?" (Default)

[personal profile] carmarthen 2012-09-04 03:45 am (UTC)(link)
Ooooh, I have been meaning to watch that! And it's on Netflix instant watch!
Edited 2012-09-04 03:45 (UTC)
dhobikikutti: earthen diya (Default)

[personal profile] dhobikikutti 2012-09-03 06:18 am (UTC)(link)
'West Asia'!!! All the hearts in the world for you ladies. <3
sanguinity: woodcut by M.C. Escher, "Snakes" (Default)

[personal profile] sanguinity 2012-09-03 09:33 pm (UTC)(link)
In Arctic RPF, Kali Peary is Inuit, too. (Peary had a daughter with an Inuit name who was/is not Inuit, but Kali Peary is.)

wistfuljane: portrait of mizuki from hanakimi (manga) (mizuki)

[personal profile] wistfuljane 2012-09-03 09:43 pm (UTC)(link)
Thank you for the clarification & correction! I've added kali Peary to the list. Apologies for not including Kali Peary in the first place.
carmarthen: "Would you like my hat?" (Default)

[personal profile] carmarthen 2012-09-04 03:45 am (UTC)(link)
Cheyenne and Arapaho Nation
Smoke Signals [movie trailer]


While director Chris Eyre is Cheyenne and Arapaho, writer Sherman Alexie identifies as Spokane and Coeur d'Alene, and the movie is set on the Coeur d'Alene reservation. I think at least Coeur d'Alene should probably be added.
wistfuljane: chihiro from sprited away walking toward the train station in the river (Default)

[personal profile] wistfuljane 2012-09-05 08:25 am (UTC)(link)
Thank you for the information and suggestion! Coeur d'Alene has been added.