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Emily Carr Deserves Admiration.

As an amateur artist,  an aspiring writer and a feminist, my admiration goes to Emily Carr.

Emily Carr was one of the most important, and perhaps most original, Canadian painters of the early twentieth century. 481 more words

Canadian social justice history: Where are the women?

Originally published on carletonjhr.com. 

You’re on jeopardy and there’s a time crunch. You’ve been asked to name three influential women in Canadian history who have been dead for 25 years. 569 more words

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Strong Talk

In 1908, when Emily Carr painted the First Nation totem poles in British Columbia, she heard their strong talk roaring across the wild beaches. They were still speaking their truth even though they’d been wind beaten and faded, even though many were abandoned.  267 more words

Work in Progress

I am continuing to work in my graduate school class.  Prior to spring break I was frustrated with the class, and frustrated with the boring still life.  543 more words

Creative Process

Your letters for Wednesday, March 16: Water, windmills, women

The wrong people benefit from wind farms

Re: New Eastern Ontario wind farms a betrayal, mayors near Ottawa say, March 11.

Home ownership is the biggest investment a person can make. 1,359 more words

Letters

Canadian social justice history: Where are the women?

By Erica Howes

You’re on jeopardy and there’s a time crunch. You’ve been asked to name three influential women in Canadian history who have been dead for at least 25 years. 588 more words

Opinion

Bigness, Vastness, Immenseness

There is something bigger than fact: the underlying spirit, all it stands for, the mood, the vastness, the wildness.

~ Emily Carr

There’s something about mountains, their mammoth proportions diminishing all life on earth. 95 more words

Photography