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
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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
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
by Jonathon Van Maren posted September 29, 2017.
“Earlier this week, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley… 799 more words
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