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Happy 36th Birthday Roger Federer - 8 August 2017

In you I found someone to make this sport more meaningful, thank you for extending to me a way to feel part of something bigger. By witnessing you play, I can now somehow be certain that the miraculous exists.

I’d be a lesser person without knowing the passion I feel for a complete stranger.

National Aboriginal Day is coming up soon (June 21) and I can’t wait to see all of you on here! Here are some suggestions for what you can post on this day:

1. Selfies / Photographs of yourself, whether it’s casual or in regalia or something else (sports uniform, cosplay, graduation cap and gown, etc)

2. Photographs of family events, ceremonies, powwows, celebrations, etc.

3. Video of powwows, celebrations, etc.

4. Photosets/gifsets about your favorite Indigenous / Aboriginal actors, writers, poets, artists, etc.

5. Poems, essays, songs, stories, or personal accounts about being Indigenous / Aboriginal

6. Art, drawings, paintings, mood boards, photomanipulation, any kind of visual media that inspires you. 

And more! This is a means of celebrating who we are and where we come from.

And of course, this means ALL Indigenous and Aboriginal people. We are all in this together. Let’s show them what we’re made of!

Future Events!

Hello everyone!


I want to thank everybody again for participating in National Aboriginal Day. It was a great, positive experience and it was wonderful to see everybody. Since it was such a success, I looked ahead to see if there was anything else we could celebrate in the near future. 

Of course along the way, I saw that there were some less than stellar events that most Natives don’t look forward to. Maybe another day of selfies, stories, pictures, art, and support would help get us all through those harder days.


NAIDOC Week
“NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.”


World Indigenous Peoples Day
Wednesday, 9 August


Indigenous Peoples Day (California)
Friday, 22 September


Indigenous Peoples’ Day (USA)‎: ‎
Monday October 9, 2017 (FOR THIS YEAR): This day was previously celebrated in several states as Columbus Day. I am more than okay with taking it back.


Thanksgiving / National Day of Mourning (USA)
Thursday, 23 November 2017 (FOR THIS YEAR): Like with Columbus Day, this is usually a day associated with whitewashing our history and erasing the crimes and trauma committed against us. I’m also okay with taking it back as well.


Saami Day
Tuesday 6, February 


If there are other important days specific to Native / Indigenous / Aboriginal people both in the United States and worldwide, please let us know in the comments or private message and we will add to the list.

Let me know if any of you are interested in participating! 

It’s 2017 and Roger Federer has won 4 straight titles defeating the very best:

1. GQ SLAM (defeating Tom Hiddleston) 😂

2. AO (defeating Rafa nadal)

3. Indian Wells (defeating Stan wawrinka and then got called an asshole)

4.Miami (defeating Rafa Nadal again) 

It’s been a journey and it’s only April

And now fedfans get a break 😪😪😪

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Legally Brown! Coming Soon! To SBS!!! And this clip is funny!! And Tumblr Appropriate!

Humanformers ethnicity list

This took me and @smstransformers almost 2 hours so enjoy

Optimus- native american

Arcee- native american

Knockout- latino

Breakdown- irish

Ironhide- Islamic

Rodimus- Korean

Rung- Indian

Perceptor- british

Brainstorm- Filipino

Rewind- african american

Ratchet- iclandic

Tailgate- islamic

Cyclonus- either brazillian/ Chinese ( im still deciding)

First aid- mixed (white and african american)

Pharma - Alaskan

Red alert- Hawaiian

Minimus- italian

Soundwave- indian

Megatron- french

Swerve- Australian

Skids- Greek

Chromedome- german

Ambulon- swedish

Whirl- samoan

Drift- romani

Prowl- arabian

Fotress maximus- Caribbean

Sunstreaker/sideswipe- mixed african/ Japanese

Nautica- muslim (purple hijab)

Starscream- turkish

Thundercracker- Spaniard

Skywarp- south african

Bumblebee- mixed irish and latino

Cliffjumper- spanish/ southern (deep ass country accent, think mccree)

Trailbreaker- arabian

Shockwave-  israeli

Nightbeat-  jamacian

Terminus- Assyrian

Velocity- Thai

Windblade- Chinese

Chromia- Hungarian

Blurr- Mongolian

Swindle- Lebanese

Lockdown- aisian

Koan- mixed Latina/indian

Nickle- tahi

Tarn- egyptian

Vos- african american

Helex- irish

Tesarus- Middle Eastern

Trepan- Romanian

Overlord- Ethiopian

Rumble/ frenzy- mixed spanish/indian

Blaster- creole

Jazz- Jamaican

Krok- dominican

Crankcase- irish

Flywheels- puerto rican

Misfire- mixed african/spanish

Spinister- Albanian

Fulcrum- islamic

Hound- italian

Getaway- cuban

Quark- Nepalese

Springer- Hebrew

Kup- irish

Elita one-

native american

Black arachnia-finish

In the late nineteenth century, government officials in both the United States and Australia devised new policies for indigenous peoples: “assimilation” in the United States and “protection” in Australia. As can be seen by Commissioner Morgan’s quote, officials often proclaimed that they were ushering in a new age of dealing fairly and kindly with the remaining indigenous inhabitants. Yet these new policies actually entailed one of the most draconian measures possible: the removal of indigenous children from their kin and communities to be raised in distant institutions. Instead of breaking with the past use of violence and force, these new approaches are best seen as part of a continuum of colonizing approaches, all aimed ultimately at extinguishing indigenous people ’s claims to their remaining land. 2 As the anthropologist Ann Laura Stoler finds, “The politics of compassion was not an oppositional assault on empire but a fundamental element of it”; the “production and harnessing of sentiment” comprised a key “technology of the colonial state.”

In both countries, government officials and reformers used a remarkably similar language to justify their policies. They routinely asserted that the removal of indigenous children from their families would “save” the children from lives of backwardness and poverty in their “camps” and “civilize” and make them “useful” in Australian and American societies. Authorities also warned that if children were not removed, indigenous people would become a “burden” or a “menace” to their emerging nations. Just underneath this articulated layer of justification lay a bedrock of concerns about defining and building the nation — as white, Christian, and modern. Policy makers regarded the surviving indigenous populations as standing in the way of national unity, modernity, and progress and envisioned child removal as a means to complete the colonization of indigenous peoples. Significantly, whereas U.S. authorities focused primarily on culturally assimilating Indian children, many Australian officials promoted the biological absorption of Aboriginal children, what they termed “breeding out the colour.” 

- from White mother to a dark race: settler colonialism, maternalism, and the removal of indigenous children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940, by Margaret D. Jacobs (2009)

anonymous asked:

could i please have a list of indian actors and actresses? thank you!!

I’m not sure in what the age range you want is but here are some I know of!

Males

  • Avan Jogia (24) (Gujarati Indian, English, Welsh, German)
  • Aramis Knight (16) (Indian, Pakistani, German)
  • Karan Brar (17) (Indian)
  • Dev Patel (25) (Gujarati Indian)
  • Aziz Ansari (33) (Tamil Indian)
  • Shahid Kapoor (35) (Indian)
  • Sidharth Malhotra (31) (Punjabi Indian)
  • Manish Dayal (32) (Gujarati Indian)  
  • Suraj Sharma (22) (Indian)
  • Aditya Roy Kapur (30) (Indian)
  • Ranveer Singh (30) (Sindhi Indian) 
  • Jesse Rath (27) (Goan Indian and Ashkenazi Jewish) 
  • Ranbir Kapoor (33) (Punjabi Indian) 
  • Hrithik Roshan (42) (Punjabi Indian) 
  • Kunal Nayyar (34) (Punjabi Indian)
  • Varun Dhawan (28) (Punjabi Indian) 
  • Naveen Andrews (47) (Indian) 
  • Danny Pudi (36) (Indian and Polish) 
  • Maulik Pancholy (42) (Gujarati Indian) 
  • Raymond Ablack (26) (Indo-Guyanese) 
  • Rahul Kohli (30) (Indian)
  • Sendhil Ramamurthy (41) (Kannadiga Indian and Tamil Indian) 
  • Arjun Kapoor (30) (Indian) 
  • Aamir Khan (50) (Indian)
  • Aasif Mandvi (49) (Indian)
  • John Abraham (43) (Indian)
  • Waris Ahluwalia (~41) (Punjabi Indian)

Females

  • Alia Bhatt (22) (Gujarati Indian, Kashmiri Indian, German)
  • Naomi Scott (22) (Gujarati Indian, Scottish) 
  • Ileana D’Cruz (28) (Indian)
  • Karen David (Indian, Jewish, Chinese) 
  • Priyanka Chopra (33) (Punjabi Indian)
  • Lilly Singh aka IIsuperwomanII on YouTube (27) (Punjabi Indian)
  • Katrina Kaif (32) (Kahmiri Indian and British)
  • Freida Pinto (31) (Konkani Indian)
  • Bipasha Basu (37) (Bengali Indian) 
  • Summer Bishil (27) (Indian, English, Scottish, French, German, Mexican, Cherokee)
  • Meaghan Rath (29) (Goan Indian and Ashkenazi Jewish)
  • Anushka Sharma (27) (Garhwali Indian)
  • Mindy Kaling (36) (Bengali Indian and Tamil Indian) 
  • Kareena Kapoor (35) (Punjabi Indian, Sindhi, British) 
  • Anjli Mohindra (26) (Indian)
  • Janina Gavankar (35) (Dutch and Indian)
  • Parineeti Chopra (27) (Punjabi Indian) 
  • Diana Penty (30) (Indian) 
  • Archie Panjabi (43) (Sindhi Indian) 
  • Padma Lakshmi (45) (Tamil Indian) 
  • Sonakshi Sinha (28) (Indian)
  • Tasie Lawrence (Guyanese Indian and English)
  • Lisa Haydon (29) (Indian and Australian) 
  • Hannah Simone (35) (Indian, Italian, Greek, German) 
  • Dilshad Vadsaria (35) (Indian, Portuguese, Pakistani) 
  • Sonam Kapoor (35) (Punjabi Indian) 
  • Huma Qureshi (29) (Kashmiri Indian) 
  • Asin (30) (Malayali Indian)
  • Shraddha Kapoor (26) (Marathi Indian and Punjabi Indian) 
  • Kangana Ranaut (28) (Rajput Indian) 
  • Tina Desai (29) (Indian) 
  • Shriya Saran (33) (indian) 
  • Mandeep Dhillon (25) (Indian) 
  • Aishwarya Rai (42) (Indian) 
  • Indira Varma (42) (Indian, Genoese Italian, Swiss)
  • Deepika Padukone (30) (Konkaki Indian) 
  • Melinda Shankar (24) (Indo-Guyanese) 
  • Sheetal Sheth (29) (Gujarati Indian) 
  • Neelam Gill (20) (Sikh Indian) 
  • Shruti Haasan (30) (Rajput Indian, Marathi Indian, Iyengar Indian) 
  • Tamannaah Bhatia (26) (Sindhi Indian) 
  • Kriti Sanon (26) (Indian) 
The Signs as (Generic) Accents!

Aries: German

Taurus: Swedish

Gemini: Spanish

Cancer: Italian

Leo: Australian

Virgo: British (Generic)

Libra: French

Scorpio: Indian (India)

Sagittarius: Irish

Capricorn: American (Northern)

Aquarius: Brazilian

Pisces:American (Southern Belle)