Forging is a digital-first journal for critically imagining Native futures. Its editors and contributors are deeply committed to changing the way we study and interpret Indigenous survivance in the face of settler colonialism, with a focus on engaging, highlighting, and learning from Native voices.

Knowing, Essay

Postmodernism Is Not Permission

Kite (Oglála Lakȟóta)

Oct 18, 2023

Oglála Lakȟóta artist and 2023 Forge Project Fellow Kite reflects on Indigenous epistemologies, ethical artmaking, and the responsibilities we have to nonhuman kin.

Knowing, Q&A

‘Clay. . . lets you leave your mark exactly how you put it down’: An interview with Raven Halfmoon

J. Kēhaulani Kauanui (Kanaka Maoli)

Sep 30, 2023

An interview with Caddo ceramist Raven Halfmoon on her newest exhibition, Flags of Our Mothers, currently on view at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Knowing, Feature

Finding Home

Vincent Schilling (Akwesasne Mohawk)

Sep 28, 2023

For Indigenous game developers and virtual-reality designers, creating their own digital worlds has become an expression of self-determination in an industry that hasn't always seen the value in Native perspectives.


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