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Study Tour in Australia at Northcott Transition, Reconciliation & Innovation

by Sandy Masayko

This is the fifth post in a series from Australia

Transition, reconciliation and innovation were the focus of my last two days at Northcott on February 16 & 17. 550 more words

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John Ivison: Langevin was a man of his time, not a monster, so don’t take his name off an Ottawa building

While I understand the pressures for renaming, I much prefer keeping the original names but with historical plaques that capture both sides of the legacies of historical figures. 292 more words

Aboriginal

Indigenous teen from Saskatchewan who modelled in New York celebrates diversity

In September, Amelia Boissoneau’s life changed forever. She was asked to walk the runway in New York Fashion Week by Native American designer Jolonzo Goldtooth, who spotted her modelling at the Global Indigenous Runway at Wanuskewin Heritage Park. 214 more words

Canada

'Tell Peter Garrett welcome to fucking federal politics': Lessons from Midnight Oil's frontman

The first time I met Peter Garrett was by the side a country road and I was being instructed to tell him “Welcome to federal fucking politics”. 1,007 more words

Pemulwuy: The Rainbow Warrior

After talking about a number of different issues together, a friend of mine lent me this book. I had never heard of it before (and I’ll go into that further in a minute) and apart from reading “ 671 more words

Book Reviews

Dishonest Injun

Recently the Canadian literary community was roiled by the news that popular novelist Joseph Boyden (Three Day Road, Through the Black Spruce) had significantly overstated his Native ancestry.   551 more words

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