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Learning about Canada's First Peoples, one story at a time

That’s one good story, that one. (Thomas King, from his work of the same name)

It began with five students who sat on the floor outside my classroom every morning, waiting for me to unlock the door. 1,081 more words

Learning From Knowledgeable Guides

Where did you get that idea from?

I’ve been a bit neglectful of my blog this year. I could tell you that I’ve been on interstate-trips for the day-job, dealing with grief & loss and family issues, travelling overseas, busy marketing my first novel, and just busy with life in general. 2,023 more words

The Writer

Is That Your Story To Tell?

As writers in an expanding global market, I think its time we considered cultural safety in literature, in consideration of the diversity amongst our readers. You may not have heard of the term… 1,659 more words

The Writer

Dragon's Breath

As the day drew closer, I found myself having those moments, where I asked myself: What have I done? 

Like all things done on a whim, signing up to participate in a magic realism blog-hop seemed harmless at the time, but the closer I got to 22 of July, the more nervous I became. 2,614 more words

Magic Realism


For years I have been writing to music.  I journal, edit, and do writing exercises.  

I started doing this to Jungle music while playing a tape by a local DJ named… 60 more words

Black Coffee Poet

My Mi'kmaq Mother Selected by a Committee of National Librarians

Author Julie Pellissier-Lush

Retromedia Publishing learned today that Julie Pellissier-Lush’s popular book My Mi’kmaq Mother has been selected to be included in the Canadian Aboriginal Books for Schools Catalogue 2010-2011 edition. 131 more words

Aboriginal Writers