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Kanyon Sayers-Roods of the Indian Canyon Mutsun Band of Costanoan Ohlone people, explains Coyote Woman Namesake

Interview Touches topics of:

  • Indigenous Philosophy
  • Coyote Story and Insight
  • #IndigenizeTheBay
  • Indigenize | Decolonize Efforts

Kanyon made SOCAP17 Best Dressed

She talks about Anti-Columbusing | Indigenizing these spaces

8Minutes In:

Recognized Indigenous People

Define Indigenous Protocol

Indigenous Resilience

13Minutes In:

Practicing Indigenous Protocol

Familiarize myself with native nations of the territory

native-land.ca 

#honorNativeLand usdac.us/nativeland

15Minutes In:

Recognition and Respect

16Minutes In:

Repatriations Ceremony of TePapa Maori Community of New Zealand

18Minutes In:

Calm – Diplomatic Energy

People don’t know – or understand – they are absent minded of the sacred

20Minutes In:

People of this world

People of this Community

Respect and Appreciate

23Minutes In:

Progressive Energy

Witnessing the Shift

24Minutes In:

What to let the community know?

Honor Truth In History

We are responsible for our own education.

indiancanyonlife.org

indiancanyonlife.org/ksr

KMVT- Studio

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Original Video

Kanyon CoyoteWoman – Bio/Links of 2018

Artist of Woven Media

I am Ohlone & Chumash – California Native Woman.  I am a creative artist ever inspired by nature and the natural world, Catalyst of decolonizing conversations. Contemp/Traditional Artist, Native Representative, Consultant, Advocate of Truth in History, Multimedia Artist, “Coyote”, T.E.K educator, and much more – Let’s Talk

Introduction Bio:

Kanyon Sayers-Roods is Costanoan Ohlone-Mutsun and Chumash; she also goes by her given Native name, “Coyote Woman”. She is proud of her heritage and her native name (though it comes with its own back story), and is very active in the Native Community. She is an Artist, Poet, Published Author, Activist, Student and Teacher. The daughter of Ann-Marie Sayers, she was raised in Indian Canyon, trust land of her family, which currently is one of the few spaces in Central California available for the Indigenous community for ceremony. Kanyon’s art has been featured at the De Young Museum, The Somarts Gallery, Gathering Tribes, Snag Magazine, and numerous Powwows and Indigenous Gatherings. She is a recent graduate of the Art Institute of California, Sunnyvale, obtaining her Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees in Web Design and Interactive Media. She is motivated to learn, teach, start conversations around decolonization and reinidgenization, permaculture and to continue doing what she loves, Art.

“I am a creative artist ever inspired by nature and the natural world. I make a difference in the lives of others by sharing my life experiences and knowledge about California Native Americans. I have the gift of communication, starting conversations around decolonization and indigenization, and challenge myself to utilize this gift to deliver powerfully effective messages for others. My personal mission, which I intend to carry out in my career, is to contribute toward the goal of global education with emphasis on promoting understanding of the relationship between humanity and the natural world.” 

Artist Statement:     Costanoan Ohlone Mutsun and Chumash Native American Kanyon Sayers-Roods’ (Hahashkani-Coyote Woman) art is a sincere expression of her Native heritage. Kanyon’s visual descriptions are always based on nature and the natural world. Dedicated and active in the Native Community, Kanyon provides leadership, serving as an artist, poet, activist, student and teacher for up and coming scholars ready to challenge their creative paths and remind people what it means to decolonized. Kanyon’s lifelong artistic vision is to convey principal ideas of Native culture through visual means. Offering her voice and her art to remind our community that Indigenous perspectives and cultural continuity is ever present and prevalent.

Media Links

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http://www.linkedin.com/in/kanyonsr
https://www.youtube.com/user/coyotewomancreations
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coyotes-Creations/119145611430525
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Post Author: Kanyon Coyote

Activist, artist, educator – an Indigenous Generalized Specialist

I am Ohlone & Chumash - California Native Woman. I am a creative artist ever inspired by nature and the natural world, Catalyst of decolonizing conversations. Contemp/Traditional Artist, Native Representative, Consultant, Advocate of Truth in History, Multimedia Artist, "Coyote", T.E.K educator, and much more - Let’s Talk

CEO of Kanyon Konsulting
Founder of Indian Canyon Two-Spirit Society

Cultural Director and COO of Costanoan Indian Research

Cultural Representative and Native Monitor for Indian Canyon Mutsun Band of Costanoan Ohlone People

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