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An Open to Supporters of the Conservative Party of Canada from Someone with a ‘Lobster Claw’

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…it’s likely that it’s a (racist, misogynist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, and ableist) duck: the relationship between the Conservative Party of Canada, The Rebel, and Disability Continue reading

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Storify Post: Thoughts on the Government of Canada Accessibility Legislation Questionnaire

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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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To Candidacy and Beyond: Weeks Eight and Nine

I spent a good portion of last week trying to figure out what I had forgotten, or was missing. It turns out it was writing an update last week. Oops. Last week I wrote eighteen pages, and this week I … 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 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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