The Failed Whitewashing of Idle No More

The Failed Whitewashing of Idle No More

Posted by on Feb 23, 2013 in Opinion | No Comments

I live in a world where everything ends up completing a full circle when it comes to issues that are of relevance to First Nations people. Or maybe I live in a world where I feel like tires are constantly spinning and where traction is never being reached and forward momentum is never being gained, […]

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A Father’s Agony

A Father’s Agony

Posted by on Feb 21, 2013 in Opinion | No Comments

It was a beautiful calm day as me and my son Nathan headed out on the lake, we were in a fishing tournament on Lake of the Woods. Our first tournament together. After 50 years of being on the lake and guiding for 30 years I am a careful boater.

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Corruption and Injustice – a life and death issue

Corruption and Injustice – a life and death issue

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Opinion | No Comments

There is nothing that infuriates me more than injustice and corruption. And when corruption destroys the environment and, at the same time creates injustice, it enrages me.

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A Vision of Change

A Vision of Change

Posted by on Feb 16, 2013 in Opinion | 35 Comments

I had a vision. I kept it to myself for a while, then shared it in little moments on Facebook, on Twitter.

 But it’s time to share it, as undeveloped as it may be, I feel that it’s right. And there’s something in me that won’t allow me to stay silent about it any longer. […]

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Silence Is Not Our Mothertongue

Silence Is Not Our Mothertongue

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Opinion | 4 Comments

Silence is Not Our Mothertongue: Madwewewin, The First Taste of Sound. There is this place called Silence that takes our women by their soft, browned hands and hides them in its long arms and holds them vehemently, wraps these women tightly so tightly and covers their mouths and eyes and feels their strong hearts beating […]

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Breaking Ourselves Down to Build Ourselves Back Up

Breaking Ourselves Down to Build Ourselves Back Up

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in Opinion | 5 Comments

Growing up in the south it has taken me a long time to realize while graduating through various educational institutions, I was never really learning the way I was “suppose to,” but rather I was still learning from an Inuit understanding of education.

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