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A warrior for Wisdom: talking with Wanosts’a7 Lorna Williams, Part 1

 When Mt Currie’s Xetólacw Community School was created in 1972, it was only the second Band-run school in all of Canada.

Starting a school was literally a groundbreaking move for a First Nations community. 948 more words

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Don't Chase Happiness

“Try to swing your arms more vigorously when you walk,” says my husband.

I scowl, and curb a desire to inflict violence on him. I hate when he tries to optimize me. 3,059 more words

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Searching for happiness is a con.

I talked to an addictions therapist who is also a clown and a yogi, a fitness instructor and a cancer survivor to find out the secret to happiness. 527 more words

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Mortal Shock

Navigating death and aging and injury, the tricky slippery pathways toward having more compassion for our bodies

For one summer, the year I turned thirty, there was a deck on the house I lived in. 911 more words

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Eat your way home

Canada’s Godfather of Indigenous Cuisine, David Wolfman, reveals the way food transforms us – not through rigid definitions and diets, but as a path into a great big interconnected web of life and stories. 980 more words

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Eat Your Way Home

Canada’s Godfather of Indigenous Cuisine, David Wolfman, reveals the way food transforms us – not through rigid definitions and diets, but as a path into a great big interconnected web of life and stories. 923 more words

Lisa Richardson

The Life Advice John Long Gave Me Before He Forgot My Name

We were drying off from a quick poached swim in my neighbour’s pool, when my 4 year old eyed their slackline, stretched at about three feet off the ground, between two trees. 845 more words

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