While doing research for Ohútkȟaŋ/Origins, and learning about the Lakota, I learned about the relationship between humans and the animal kingdom, as well as the reverence and respect given to those in the animal kingdom by humans. 249 more words
11% Native American… I blinked a few times and reread the results of Mom’s recent DNA test with my heart in my throat. Grammy (Mom’s mother) was right…she had done some genealogy research and shared stories of our French Canadian heritage, as well as a Native American ancestor in the family tree. 480 more words
ATTAWAPISKAT , ONT. — Robert Sutherland was heading to bed last Saturday night when there was an urgent knock on his door.
“We need you at the hospital for security,” the 27-year-old man was told. 815 more words
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Young Writers of Colour by Darren Chetty I’ve spent almost two decades teaching in English primary schools, which serve multiracial, multicultural, multifaith communities. I want to explore two things I have noticed.
“We rarely know the full power of words, in print or spoken. It is my hope that time has not dulled the words herein and that they will continue through the coming generation to be as true and direct as I originally meant them to be.” -Dee Brown in the forward to his 2001 edition of “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” which he first wrote and published in 1971. 384 more words