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A History Of Irrelevant Facts

Beneath the dark sky,
Nature reclaims ancient ruins.
This place is sacred.
Violent past rewritten,
Disguised with celebration.

– Written for YeahWrite.me fiction|poetry #275. First attempt at a… 50 more words

Word/Concept/Phrase Prompt

'The Chilcotin Massacre'

“I have cousins in several Indian bands and am proud of that connection, and am equally proud of my ancestors who came from all over Europe seeking a better life. 6,609 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

'The Chilcotin Massacre'

“I have cousins in several Indian bands and am proud of that connection, and am equally proud of my ancestors who came from all over Europe seeking a better life. 6,610 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

‘Promoting A Lie’

“It’s time for the politically-incorrect truth to be told. In short, THE SIX NATIONS HAVE NO LEGAL RIGHTS TO THE LAND IN QUESTION, AND HAVE HAD NONE FOR OVER A CENTURY.”

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Aboriginal Narrative

HDS

fuck, you know
speaking nonchalantly
it’s been bad
not it, me
with the drink
black-outs have been
and are
not what one would call
per se… 273 more words

Poetry

"Rewriting history" (edited version in FT, 7 May 2016)

Rewriting history- through newspapers

When it comes to recording history, academics and their journals and books, are the tortoises in the race: submitted articles or books can take a year or more to come into print, and some never.  1,207 more words

Ae 2016

Like calls to like

It was a special treat to go out for dinner those days. Money was tight after they’d had to get a second mortgage. They’d even had to trade in her car for a cheaper one. 1,146 more words

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