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Groundbreaking, unorthodox ballet attracts a wider audience to RWB

(Photo: Liang Xing and Sophia Lee share a kiss in the final scene of the show. Photo by Samanta Katz)

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) debuted its 75th year with a sharp detour from programming as usual. 678 more words

Smart Biz

Canada's Residential Schools 2.0?

Inquiry Into Missing And Murdered Aboriginal Women Gains Support From Public Health Association


Seems like there is a lot of push from “after-the-fact” groups… and not enough “before-the-statistic” action.

Government Fury

The Immanent Savage: Residential Schools through Foucault, Deleuze, and Žižek

This short essay represents an extended tract based on an assignment for EDUC3400/FNDS3300 at York University. Here are the pertinent assignment details:

Find an image on the Ontario Archives website (see link below) that raises a problem or question for your affinity area. 1,198 more words


100 Years of Loss - The Residential School System in Canada

I want to share another interesting post with everyone taken from the University of Toronto’s Museum Studies Blog, Musings As someone who has studied Native Canadian history I found this incredibly interesting to read. 89 more words

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BOOK REVIEW: Totem by Jennifer Maruno

A Brief Synopsis

As an orphaned white boy in a school full of Native students, fourteen-year-old Jonny Joe isn’t like any of the others at the island Redemption Residential School off the west coast. 476 more words

Deborah Serravalle

Broadcaster Shelagh Rogers on "the most important conversations in Canada"

Boardwalk got a chance to chat with Shelagh Rogers, host of the CBC’s The Next Chapter, honourary witness to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Aboriginal Schools, and upcoming Chancellor of the University of Victoria. 133 more words

Boardwalk Radio

Going Home Star

This weekend Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet is facing a story of Canada that we as a nation have ignored for too long. Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation is a story honouring the aboriginal people and their culture, especially the survivors of residential schools. 191 more words