Tag Archives: Canada

Today I found a Neo-Nazi Poster

I don’t have much else to say that I haven’t said already on social media. One thing I didn’t say, and should have, is important: I am not surprised I saw this poster. Neo-Nazis have existed in Canada (and in … Continue reading

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Alberta Teachers’ Association Member Thoughts on Aboriginal Content in BEd Programs and K-12 Classrooms

Hello peoples of the internet! I realize it has been some time since I’ve posted anything. There are some things swirling around in my head, but alas, they are not coherent enough yet for a ‘real’ post. But perhaps they … Continue reading

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Re: The Ghomeshi Verdict

Another +1 for the violent, colonial cisheteropatriarchal settler state that is Canada.

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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 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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I’m really tired of Canada 150 already

In the years leading up to The War of 1812’s bicentennial, I became more and more agitated with the rhetoric that surrounded it, and how it was being used by the Canadian government as nationalistic claptrap. More specifically, I was … Continue reading

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The École Polytechnique de Montréal massacre 25 years later

Geneviève Bergeron. Hélène Colgan. Nathalie Croteau. Barbara Daigneault. Anne-Marie Edward. Maud Haviernick. Maryse Laganière. Maryse Leclair. Anne-Marie Lemay. Sonia Pelletier. Michèle Richard. Annie St-Arneault. Annie Turcotte. Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz. Their names have not been forgotten. Twenty five years ago at the … Continue reading

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