the gigs


Becoming Kin: An Indigenous call to unforgetting the past and reimagining our future. Forward by Nick Estes. Now available.


Books to Make You Think. The blog about books, formerly known as aambe.

Highly Pertinent Digressions. This substack is where my friend Neil Ellis Orts and I take turns writing essays that have a relationship to the previous essay but embrace the digressions that happen. Because apparently the journey matters.

Print and online:



Midnight Sun

  • April 2022 The Land with Whom – on religious nationalisms, kinship versus citizenship, and Land Back as an alternative to the violence of colonial borders.
  • February 2022 To Be Good Kin – an excerpt from Becoming Kin with a brief reflection

Rampant Magazine

Sojourners Magazine:

Religion News Service

Yellowhead Institute


In person and virtual events:

Nothing scheduled that’s open to the public right now. If you want to book something just email to get that set up.

Podcast and radio interviews:

You can read this Proust-style questionaire for the Inspirators.

September 14, 2023 Movement Memos with Kelly Hayes. We Can Survive Together by Becoming Kin.

August 6, 2023 All Things Considered with Rachel Martin. This writer shares the right (and wrong) ways to honor Indigenous spirituality

June 26, 2023 The Protaganistas with Kat Arnas. On Becoming Kin

February 3, 2023. Faith in a Fresh Vibe with Rohadi. On Becoming Kin. Part 1 and Part 2, Can the Church Decolonize?

December 7, 2022 Interview with B. Lorraine Smith. What Kind of World Do We Want?

November 18, 2022 The Deep Dive: A Culture and Insights Podcast. Episode 130.

November 13, 2022 Tapestry on CBC Radio. When remembering isn’t enough.

October 10, 2022 NPR’s Jefferson Exchange

September 2022. The Living Room Podcast with Jo Luehmann.

September, 2022. Faith from the Margins is a podcast from St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Houston Texas.

August 7, 2022. Subaltern Speaks Podcast “is a podcast that explores the legacies of colonialism on the religion and spiritualities of colonized peoples, otherwise known as the “subaltern” in post-colonial studies.” This conversation is released in two parts, Part One and Part Two.

August 4, 2022 How to Heal Our Divides. Book Interview with Brian Allain on You Tube.

August 3, 2022 The Big Story podcast: What did the Pope’s apology mean? And what comes next?

May 24, 2022 New Leaf Theology Podcast: Becoming Kin

March 6, 2022 Silver Spire Church You can read the text of my remarks.

For speaking engagements contact Rob Firing at the Transatlantic Agency.
For book related inquiries, contact Jana Nelson at Broadleaf Books.