i’m doing NaNoWriMo again this year, this time determined to do all i can to make it to the 50,000 word count. so my blog posts may be sporadic, or short and sweet, or both. like this one. only it’s not sweet. at a walmart in lethbridge, told by a friend: a drunk native fellow… Continue reading arrest them! no, not the drunk guys
from nancy’s blog yesterday: today was a day of reconciliation, initiated by the assembly of first nations. here are some facts every canadian should know (i didn’t until recently): approximately 250,000 kids were forced by law to go to residential schools in canada, starting in 1850 these were kids age 6 – 15 the intent… Continue reading reconciliation. music.
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this week, prime minister stephen harper will issue an official apology about the abuse that happened during canada’s apartheid time, when for decades, first nations (aboriginal) children were taken away from their families and boarded in residential schools where they were to be made into white people. more often than not, on top of the… Continue reading truth and reconciliation for canada’s first nations residential school victims