i love miyazaki movies because they taught me that i and other girls could be the hero and the savior or the villain or the damsel or whatever the fuck i wanted to be and that whatever i end up being im gonna be fucking great just as a girl and sometimes because im a girl
miyazaki helped little me remember that girls are people
Arise, Riders of Théoden. Forth Eorlingas!
☽♡☾ Pagan, Viking, Nature and Tolkien things ☽♡☾
Maria Nordin (b. 1980, Linköping, Sweden) - Memories V, 2011 Paintings: Watercolors
What were your inspirations, especially since [Tauriel] is a completely created character; what brought you to bring that power because there were a lot of ways you could have played that role that would have been along the lines of what we usually see for a girl in an action movie where she’s not in the adventure, she’s the prize…?
From their announcement:
For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.
We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.
Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.