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Visionary Comix Touches Thugs Where It Counts! (with art)
by walks with orriorz Friday, Jan. 12, 2007 at 10:49 AM

How we "art ourselves" is a bigger power than we are usually led to believe. This 'tooon messes with notions in the Thug (gang) worLd, revealing that how we use our intelligence can make for the spirits we want in our worldz.

Visionary Comix Touc...
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Orrior Comix, comin at ya straight frum da undaground!

See more orrior comix (temporary site; check back for updates...): link, or look at a recent *challenge to Native Youth Movement (NYM) art* at:

What is an "orrior"? It's a way of being and doing and thinking beyond the inherent *war* in "warrior"; it's a way of the cruciaL aRtz; a confrontive, creative nonviolent vision for informal interaction in this world. See a little about "the cruciaL aRts" at: (or email me for updates).

"We" understand that our work/play for sanity may be viewed as "threatening" by those who have no sense (and those who are "only doing their jobs"), and such persons may work to suppress this vision in the "spirit" of *seeking to not allow **any** vision (beyond 'The One We're Supposed To Subordinate To'), from becoming something more than isolated fanciful ideas (with real world actions to back them up). So it is likely/possible that your email to me will not get through. And that our websites may not be working all the time. This is what one must expect, unfortunately.

Those who have a more stable website are invited to copy the art and visions shared here and put them up on their sites. Please try to contact me about where, so that I may use such as a resource.

further note:
"We" understand that gangs are not always what the media say they are. Gangs, at heart, are autonomous communities made in the context of open and covert war going down on groups of youth in both urban and, more and more, in rural areas like rezes. Due to media hysteria and info taken out of context, people don't treat such intense youth as they would love to be treated. And we give away our power to the professional mediators who work systematically to assist us in *forgetting* our powers and subordinating ourselves to their state/corporate-subordinated interests and values.

Yes, some gangs may be impossible to communicate with, because of a long history of demonization and hysteria and lack of empathy, and our conditioned fear of such unknowns. But no matter what, human beings are human beings, and if we treat each other as we ourselves would love to be treated, we will make bridges. Note that I am not saying this for the benefit of state/corporate-subordinated folks (i.e. social workers) who also are perennially seeking to make bridges with "disenfranchised" youth. I am saying this for the benefit of human beings firmly outside of government machines who want to find ways to art a new scene. Some social workers are conscious and know the limits and war that their business holds them to, and find ways of solidarity anyhow; goOd for them!

phighting tyranny in aLL its severely alienated phorms,
c. touch orrior,
naughty dawG

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