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Who'd have thought?

That you go to a writing workshop and come home with a basket!

Why make a basket at a writing workshop? Well, it’s the same philosophy that’s behind men’s sheds – keeping your hands busy and standing side by side, or sitting side by side in our case, allowing the talk to flow freely. 176 more words

Fact (sort Of)

14 #Aboriginal #Women #Writers to Read this Summer | Room Magazine #diversity #books #reading

I was both honoured and delighted when Room asked me to compile a list of Aboriginal women authors as part of the 2015 celebration of National Aboriginal Day. 152 more words

Librarianship

Aborginal dancing

Welcome back to the Sunday’s cultural dance post!

Aboriginal dancing differs from tribe to tribe, but what the tribes dance for stays the same.

Aboriginals dance for this land that they worship. 58 more words

Challenges for Winnipeg's Brian Bowman, first indigenous mayor of major city

WINNIPEG – Brian Bowman had barely unpacked his sports memorabilia and family photos in the mayor’s office when he was thrust into the national spotlight. 755 more words

Canada

ollieandemmapilot reblogged this on Ollie and Emma - The Series and commented:

Congratulations to Brian Bowman! :)

Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman faces challenges, skeptics

WINNIPEG – Brian Bowman had barely unpacked his sports memorabilia and family photos in the mayor’s office when he was thrust into the national spotlight. 796 more words

News

In Transit exhibition

Three pieces of jewellery of my serie Suburban Tribal will be presented  from 7 to 17 July  at the In Transit exhibition  in Sydney in conjunction with the JMGA biennale conference… 374 more words

Native Foil

Recently some prominent Canadians, including Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Justice Murray Sinclair, have used the expression “cultural genocide” to describe the system of residential schooling imposed on aboriginal Canadians over much of the Twentieth Century:  thousands of Indian children were taken from their homes and sent to live in institutions, where they were subject to harsh regimens of linguistic and religious indoctrination.  450 more words

Politics