Monthly Archives: June 2015

To Candidacy…And Beyond: Week Seven

Another week another several pages of notes and no writing. Unlike the previous three weeks however, I’ve finished with my batch of book sources. In fact, I finished on Friday. I just didn’t happen to do any work on the weekend. … Continue reading

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Settler Resistance: Where Are We Now?

Since I left Ottawa, I have been thinking a lot about my place and where I fit; my place here in amiskwaciwâskahikan/peohan/Treaty Six, my place in Canada, my place in North America, and my place in the unfamiliar countries of … Continue reading

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To Candidacy…And Beyond: Week Six

Guess who still has no written words to show progress? ME! Guess who is okay with it? ME! *shrug* With my ability to work being dependent on the weather I can’t always assume every week will be a highly productive … Continue reading

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To Candidacy…and Beyond: Week Five

This week was not an academically productive one, in that again I have nothing formally written. However, I have a lot of notes: I have 12 pages/6100 words of notes for this section of my lit review. I have a … Continue reading

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To Candidacy…And Beyond: Weeks Three & Four

The last two weeks have been very busy ones. In the few days before I left for Ottawa I managed to churn out 14.5 pages, bringing my total written pages for my candidacy proposal to 61.5. Unfortunately those pages are … Continue reading

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My City is a Bigot

Originally posted on Urbane Adventurer: Amiskwacî:
I am a white passing Métis woman. I look white. You probably read my body and my speech as white. I have been working in middle class contexts for so long that I can…

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