As a researcher in the United States, I became a diasporic colonize(d)(r) scholar—a colonized colonizer subject. In order to understand my camino and self-decolonize, I undertake an autoethnographic process to scrutinize my identity within the history of oppression, connivance, and resistance of Canary Islanders. I unpack my gaze as a colonized subject from the Canary Islands who, like her ancestors, participates in colonizing land and people elsewhere. This essay offers an embodied reflection that enriches decolonizing studies and contributes to decolonizing academia.

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