This made me think about the why some more. My visceral reaction was that this is the way of my generation, that we combine and "mash up" things as a process of humor and as a means of investigating the discrete elements in order to better understand the underlying pieces. In a way it is also the very nature of Métis culture.
But as I continued to think about this question I also had to ask myself why I was wanting to engage with colonial stories. Why not play with the Métis cannon? Why try to decolonize a story that does not "matter"?
|Girl with a Bamboo Earring - Awol Erizku|