Using binary code and texts from classics of the English language such as Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Joshua Whitehead unravels the coded I to trace the formation of a colonized self and reclaim representations of Indigenous texts.
Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit member of the Peguis First Nation.
About the Author
Joshua Whitehead: Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit member of the Peguis First Nation on Treaty 1 territory. He is currently studying at the University of Calgary (Treaty 7) with a focus on Indigenous Literatures and Cultures, Queer Theory, Critical Race, and Creative Writing. His creative and critical work has appeared in Prairie Fire, filling station, EVENT Magazine, Red Rising Magazine, Stolen Generations: Survivors of the Indian Adoption Projects and 60s Scoop, and is forthcoming in Narratives of Transracial Adoption, Masquerade, Mumming, and Multiculturalism.