'Sista Girls' by Bindi Cole
The term ‘Sistagirl’ is used to describe a transgender person in Tiwi Island culture. Traditionally, the term was ‘Yimpininni’. The very existence of the word provides some indication of the inclusive attitudes historically extended towards Aboriginal sexual minorities. Colonisation not only wiped out many indigenous people, it also had an impact on Aboriginal culture and understanding of sexual and gender expression. As Catholicism took hold and many traditions were lost, this term became a thing of the past. Yimpininni were once held in high regard as the nurturers within the family unit and tribe much like the Faafafine from Samoa. As the usage of the term vanished, tribes’ attitudes toward queer indigenous people began to resemble that of the western world and religious right. Even today many Sistergirls are excluded from their own tribes and suffer at the hands of others.
Within a population of around 2500, there are approximately 50 ‘Sistagirls’ living on the Tiwi Islands. This community contains a complex range of dynamics including a hierarchy (a queen Sistergirl), politics, and a significant history of pride and shame. The Sistagirls are isolated yet thriving, unexplored territory with a beauty, strength and diversity to inspire and challenge.
Sada Yakko (Kawakami Sadayakko 川上 貞奴 born Sada Koyama 1871-1946) as Oriye - japanese name for Ophelia - french newspaper, photography by Nadar - 1905
French newspaper translation : “Sada Yacco in the role of Oriye, the Japanese Ophelia : scene of the madness”
What are your favorite RPG MAKER GAMES IN DEVELOPMENT
(‘～`；) Aah, hm.
Here are the ones I personally follow, and which I hope fans here will also enjoy:
Gen RPG Maker Games
Horror RPG Maker Games
I also very much like the aesthetics of the horror games Ciel Nocturne, Mao, and BF Project! (ノ*゜▽゜*)