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Haida Gwaii Roadtrip (Part Two)

Our luck with good weather continued on Haida Gwaii (see Part One), as we headed down to Aliford Bay for our adventure with Moresby Explorers… 2,535 more words

Motorcycles

Follow the SUN

Xavier Rudd (born 29 May 1978) is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Several of Rudd’s songs incorporate socially conscious themes, such as spirituality, humanity, environmentalism and the rights of Aboriginal peoples. 165 more words

Inspiration

ABC News (Australia): Storylines archive at State Library of WA offers a way to find photos of Indigenous family members

New-to-me, from ABC News (Australia): Storylines archive at State Library of WA offers a way to find photos of Indigenous family members. “Mr Webb runs the Storylines project, which is dedicated to helping Aboriginal people find historic photographs of their families and communities which are held at the library. 31 more words

New Resources

University of Winnipeg: UWinnipeg helps launch Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive

University of Winnipeg: UWinnipeg helps launch Truth and Reconciliation Web Archive. “This new digital archive captures websites, news articles, governmental documents, personal blogs, social media accounts, commentaries, and academic material published online related to the history of the Indian Residential School system and the TRC.”

New Resources

Mid-July at the Carnegie

It’s always difficult to come back to work after some time off (even if it’s only a week!), but I’m fortunate in that my days tend to fly by. 2,146 more words

Carnegie Library

Free Francisca Linconao

Francisca Linconao is a healer and a spiritual leader of the Mapuche, the largest of the indigenous peoples of Chile. On March 30, 2016 she was arrested along with ten others in connection with the killing of an elderly couple that had occurred January 4, 2013 in the midst of a demonstration on the couple’s farm. 140 more words

Human Rights

Stein Valley wilderness hike

In preparation for a multi-day hike along the Stein Valley trail, Scott and I stocked up on various lightweight treats and meals. We were lucky in that Scott had received some pretty generous gifts from his students’ parents, including a MEC gift card, along with bottles of wine (pour moi… the non-straight-edge member of the relationship), a certificate for… 1,378 more words

Roadtrips