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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

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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.”

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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. 2,148 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

Spirit of Dorothy Day

I’m reading a book called Dorothy Day: the World will be Saved by Beauty (an intimate portrait of my grandmother (2017) by Kate Hennessy. It gives a pretty gritty perspective of the highs and lows of the Catholic Worker movement in New York during the 1930s and onward, and the struggles that happened in particular between Dorothy Day and her daughter Tamar (the author’s mother). 1,107 more words

Downtown Eastside

Justin Trudeau tells Canada 150 critics we are not about 'bricks and mortar'

Justin Trudeau pointed Thursday to an icebreaker’s voyage as a fine example of Canada 150 celebrations, but critics say he’s missed the boat in terms of a lasting, bricks-and-mortar legacy from the anniversary. 849 more words

Canada