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The Teacher's Task

The snow is slowly receding, a process that will be accelerated by the rain and seasonal temperatures expected during the next few days. Most days now are marked by well below freezing nights and sunny days with temperatures in the mid-forties, Fahrenheit. 695 more words


Award-winning author and former Calgary newspaper columnist Richard Wagamese remembered at service in B.C.

Although Edna Manitowabi did not know author and journalist Richard Wagamese well, she knew the power of his words.

The Ojibway elder and professor emeritus at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., spoke at a memorial service on Saturday for Wagamese, who died in Kamloops, B.C., on March 10. 359 more words


SIIT Saskatoon campus hosts first LGBTQ Awareness Week

First-year business student Violet Swan was assigned to create an event that helped others and promote it for her communications class. But what started out as a small idea, snowballed into the… 204 more words


Dream: Swimming With a Friend

23 March 2017

In the dream, I am swimming in an enormous pool, larger than Olympic-sized. There are lots of people swimming.

At one point I had been sitting on the ground with a friend S.? 329 more words


Braid: Treaty 7 flag rises over new era of First Nations resolve

The Treaty 7 flag was raised at Calgary City Hall on Thursday, a symbol of the growing pride and resolve of southern Alberta’s First Nations. 867 more words

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"a ring of willow woven in the ends of their nets"

Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery is one of our partners for the Land & Sea project; Sonia Strobel, co-founder and Managing Director, recently forwarded this to us, an excerpt from Nick Claxton’s writing about his community’s successful reef net fishery revival: 286 more words

First Nations

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Cold raw skin… icky, slimy, smelly.
But warmed with careful hands and a heartfelt gratitude for the animals’ lives, and for the heritage and wisdom of our ancestors and those who shared their knowledge with us, that same flesh is both transformed, and transformative. 118 more words