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Ahead by a Century: A Gord Downie Reading List

I remember the day in 1987 when my then-boyfriend popped their first EP, “The Tragically Hip” into the cassette player of his dad’s Chrysler Cordoba. When… 1,102 more words

Reading List

Part of Jasper National Park closed for traditional hunt

A section of Jasper National Park is closed to the general public for a week to allow members of a B.C. First Nation to hunt on their traditionally used lands, which fall within the park boundary. 383 more words

Environment

The new voice of Indigenous Australia

I’m constantly drawn to the similarities between the history of Indigenous People in Canada and Australia. In both places, settlers stole their land and tried to wipe out their cultures, mainly by taking children from their parents with an aim to ‘kill the Indian in the child’. 477 more words

Indigenous Peoples

COMMENTARY: It's a shame to scrap a rare bright spot of Canadian-Indigenous history

Surveys dating back decades have shown time and again that Canadians love their country, but they don’t know it all that well. Historical literacy in this country is bad. 1,151 more words

Commentary

To Be an Elder

I recently was fortunate enough to have an opportunity through work to attend a workshop with a Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo) and Cowichan Elder, Roberta Price. The workshop was focused on the sharing of Indigenous stories and how they can inform how we move forward together around truth and reconciliation. 320 more words

Elder

Latest Update: Reconciliation at Garneau United Church

Faith and Social Justice: Church in the World – Reconciliation (talk at Garneau United Church, September 17, 2017)

On September 17, 2017, I was invited to speak to Church in the World monthly session at Garneau United Church. 1,738 more words

Faith And Social Justice