Critical Relationality: Queer, Indigenous, and Multispecies Belonging Beyond Settler Sex & Nature


  • Kim Tallbear
  • Angela Willey



postcoloniality, critical relationality

Author Biographies

Kim Tallbear

Kim TallBear is Associate Professor, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience & Environment. She is also a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Fellow. Dr. TallBear is the author of Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science. She is a regular commentator in US, Canadian, and UK media outlets on issues related to Indigenous peoples, science, and technology. Building on her research on the role of technoscience in settler colonialism, Dr. TallBear also studies the colonization of Indigenous sexuality. She is a citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate.

Angela Willey

Angie Willey is Associate Professor in the Department of Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She works at the interstices of queer feminist theory, feminist science studies, and sexuality studies. Her work on non/monogamy, colonial sexual science, and critical materialisms has appeared in Feminist StudiesSigns: Journal of Women in Culture and SocietyFeminist Formations; Journal of Gender Studies; Science, Technology, and Human ValuesArchives of Sexual Behavior; and Sexualities and in volumes on monogamy, on materialism, and on the science of difference. She is the author of Undoing Monogamy: The Politics of Science and the Possibilities of Biology (Duke University Press, 2016). She is co-editor of Queer Feminist Science Studies: A Reader (University of Washington Press, 2017) and special issues of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience – on "Science out of Feminist Theory" and the Journal of Lesbian Studies – on “Biology/Embodiment/Desire.” 




How to Cite

Tallbear, K., & Willey, A. (2019). Critical Relationality: Queer, Indigenous, and Multispecies Belonging Beyond Settler Sex & Nature. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies, 10(1), 5–15.