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Time to START the discussion on residential schools

Now that Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has scheduled the release of its final report, the real work must begin: getting all Canadians to recognise that the residential school system was only a symptom of how society in general mistreated aboriginal people historically, that the effects of that abuse are still being felt, and that it will take an effort by all of us to overcome them. 60 more words

Indigenous Peoples


so I guess the design now I just gotta start carving it tomorrow

Other sheep

Taking heed of Jesus’ teaching,
listening for his voice;
looking out for others,
unafraid to make love’s choice.

The shepherd calls them by their name; 136 more words


The reaction to 'Black Guilt' revealed so much and so little pt.2

A stillness that I did not normally associate with the hallways of my school marked the occasion deeply enough that, if I draw my attention back to that point in time, I can feel every sensation as if it were occurring in the present. 1,040 more words


"Join us on our 2015 Law and Culture Camps" say Kapululangu Aboriginal Women Elders

The Kapululangu Aboriginal Women Elders invite you to join us on their 2015 Dreaming Track Trek to through the Nakarra Nakarra Dreaming Cycle hidden deep in Western Australia’s Great Sandy Desert. 397 more words

Aboriginal Women Elders

Native American or Indian?

Today I shared this powerful editorial from the Native Sun News Editorial Board in Rapid City, South Dakota, with a group concerned about Indian affairs. Yes, many Americans and organizations still use the term Indian even though it’s not politically correct. 835 more words



Waking up in the car to a rainy Adelaide wasn’t the nicest, but once we’d woken up a bit we headed into the city to find our hostel, located on Jutt Street which has quite a few bars, restaurants and cafes it’s in a great place, plus it doesn’t take too long to walk to the city. 722 more words