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"We're going to stop this pipeline."

 If Indigenous voices in the Maritimes had up until now been relatively silent in publicly opposing TransCanada’s ‘Energy East’ pipeline, on Monday, February 23rd, a cross-sectional panel of Indigenous grassroots leaders spoke collectively, and firmly, against TransCanada’s latest and largest proposed pipeline to date. 1,389 more words


Family secrets after the Sixties Scoop

My heart is racing. I’m sitting across a conference table from P, a social worker, in the meeting room of the Elsipogtog child and family services centre. 3,105 more words


Protocol for native/non-native meetings

Last week I received the following in a note from Cathy Gerrior, a.k.a. white turtle woman, a Mi’kmaw and Inuit woman in Northern Nova Scotia. Cathy asked me to spread this information widely with anyone who may be interested.  1,636 more words

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