If you have no background knowledge on Indigenous Issues this is the post for you. Find out what words like "Turtle Island" and "Indian" really mean.
Dear Ina, First of all Happy Birthday! I feel like I should introduce myself. My name is Hali, and I'm dating your son Alex. Honestly, you probably already knew that. I just wanted to write you a quick message, and put it out there into the world, that I am extremely thankful to you. … Continue reading Thankful
This week's word of the week is ᑲᓇᑕᐣ (Kanatan) It means "clean" and "pure". I'm sure nearly every Canadian has seen the heritage minute commercial that features European settlers running into Indigenous peoples. The Indigenous man says "Kanata" meaning village, but the Europeans took it as a name for the country. I'm not sure how … Continue reading Cree Word of the Week: Nov. 7 2017
We had our first snowfall this past week in the northwest coast of Canada and so of course the natural thing to do is start a blog. I'm kidding, it is not natural. This is especially strange for me considering I am already stressing about papers and group presentations coming up in this last month … Continue reading Placing Yourself