The Multifarious Writings of I. Agnimitra

storyteller and dreamer of dreams

By LRK for Deets and Geets Podcast The dictionary definition of bohemian (aside from pertaining to the actual place Bohemia): a person, as an artist or writer, who lives and acts free of regard for conventional rules and practices. Dictionary definition of rhapsody: music . an instrumental composition irregular in form and suggestive of improvisation. an ecstatic expression of feeling or enthusiasm. an epic poem, or a part of such a poem, as a book of the Iliad, suitable for recitation at one time. “Bohemian Rhapsody” seems a very fitting title for the life of Freddie Mercury as it is shown to us in this movie and …

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The following article was written in July 2018 and published in the Fall 2018 edition of News from Native California On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds of people gathered in support of the West Berkeley Shellmound and Historic Ohlone Village Site, which is in danger of being developed. A nearly 15-foot effigy of Dr. …

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Deets and Geets is a new pop culture podcast I produce and co-host with LRK. The first episode covers our deep thoughts about fate of heroes against the mighty Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, the possible Ms. Marvel entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and our love of country music, specifically that of Kacey Musgraves. Episode two …

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The bare bones story of the Modoc War, also known as the Lava Beds War, is one of institutionalized genocide and land theft in the name of Manifest Destiny. The fleshed-out version reveals the complexities of human nature while demonstrating what little has changed regarding relations between Indigenous peoples and the U.S. Government.  Robert McNally’s …

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Told in segments, akin to short films unto themselves, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World hops regionally across the United States to examine Native American influence on American popular music, most notably rock music. Executive producer Stevie Salas (Apache) said during a 2017 Electric Playground interview that Rumble was conceived while he was playing …

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Tucked away from the East Oakland streets, behind a series of large Victorian houses, a small art party was held on September 6th at Canticle Farm. Working with crayons and markers on sketch paper, activist and organizer Niria Alicia (Xicana) encouraged other party participants to create “Bring Our Salmon Home” signs and post them on …

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