Monthly Archives: February 2015

I Am Not From Here

Over the last year and a half or so I have been thinking about why Edmonton does not feel quite right to me. I have this feeling of uncomfortable-ness that isn’t anxiety, and isn’t fear, but nevertheless I do not … Continue reading

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Why I’m Here

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why I “got into” academia, or why I decided to put myself through the sado-masochistic exercise that is a PhD program. The reason isn’t anything prolific or inspiring, but it’s definitely very “me”. … Continue reading

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“To the Indigenous Woman;” Violence against Indigenous women a year later

Last year, I showed a class the short version of the poem “To the Indigenous Woman” by Ryan Red Corn. The combination of the words and the background music when hearing the poem sends shivers down my spine and nausea … Continue reading

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Not dis/abled enough

As I’ve mentioned before, I don’t know how I should be labeling myself between able-bodied and dis/abled because I tend to fluctuate. It seems on some days things are better (=easier) than others. Given that my bones are now fused, … Continue reading

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