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International Women’s Day 2017

We see you, men. We notice what you do (and don’t) say about your partners. How you support them, praise them, lift them up, love them. We watch when you don’t comment about cases of violence against women in the … 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 amiskwaciw√Ęskahikan/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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Thoughts on October 23rd 2015

I’ve had a lot of thoughts and ideas swirling around in my head the last three days, but wanted some time to process them before I put them down. As a result, what I am writing might end up being … Continue reading

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