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Black Lives Matter in the Kingdom of God

There are many men and women living today who can witness that the kingdom of God is no mere figure of speech, but a real government whose citizenship they enjoy, under whose protection they walk, and to which they’re bound by civic duties they discharge gladly, even when it costs them pain. 440 more words

Thoughts

The souls of Canadian folk: how the wilderness makes us who we are

This is a follow-up to a previous post called “Wilderness and Canadian identity.”

What that post found and diagnosed in our national and provincial parks, this one will start to explore at a psychical level. 2,985 more words

Culture

Sanders: Failures of Globalization

Surprise, surprise. Workers in Britain, many of whom have seen a decline in their standard of living while the very rich in their country have become much richer, have turned their backs on the European Union and a globalized economy that is failing them and their children.

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Economic Justice

Just Listen

I am spending the week at the Sojourners Summit for Change  in Washington DC. Jim Wallis is president and founder of Sojourners and also a New York Times bestselling author. 275 more words

Peace

Heritage Minutes: Chanie Wenjack

While the old Heritage Minutes were no doubt educational, they were conspicuously, how shall I say, white.

It may be a small gesture, but this is what Truth and Reconciliation looks like.

Canada

Edmonton ready to celebrate National Aboriginal Day

First Nations drummers; dancers dressed in intricate, brightly coloured regalia; Métis fiddlers and an Inuit throat singer offered a glimpse Friday into the rich cultures of indigenous people in Alberta at an early National Aboriginal Day celebration. 483 more words

Local News

Municipal Geographies of Indigenous Reconcilation and Dialogue in Treaty 7 Territory

Welcome!

With just that one word, I see another gap in my understanding in a research project I have decided to undertake. Currently, I am not able to lead my blog project with a welcome in either of Treaty 7’s indigenous languages -Tsuu T’ina (formerly Sarcee) and Blackfoot. 408 more words

Geography