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Debate on a Plane

Debate on a Plane

Water Protectors in Protest on Highway 1806 | Image source: Ashley Nadjiwon This story was written by Sterlin Harjo and originally appeared in the November 16 edition of The Tulsa Voice. What kind of warrior am I? How had I not suspected her? I was so busy deflecting shade being thrown at me from oil .....
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Duncan Campbell Scott was a Dickhead

Duncan Campbell Scott was a Dickhead

November 2015, the CBC covered the installation of a new historical plaque in Ottawa’s Beechwood Cemetery (i). The plaque stands by the grave of Duncan Campbell Scott, replacing the one erected in 2011 to honour Scott’s contributions to Canadian literature as one of the “Confederation poets”. Scott was...
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CURANDERISMO: SOUL LOSS AND RETRIEVAL

CURANDERISMO: SOUL LOSS AND RETRIEVAL

In some North American Indigenous cultures the northern lights represent the dancing spirits of humans and animals | Image source: splitfeathers.blogspot.com The idea of soul loss and retrieval has popped up for me again and again in my research, dreams and life lessons. My understanding is not complete...
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CURANDERISMO: BEING MEDICINE

CURANDERISMO: BEING MEDICINE

Intersecting EM Vibrations | Image Source: Zainab Amadahy Curanderismo is the art of healing. While I am currently researching and practicing curanderismo from the southwest of the US and Mexico, I carry my own teachings, research and ideas about wellness into my studies. “Being Medicine” is a notion I...
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WHEN WILL YOU RAGE?

WHEN WILL YOU RAGE?

Image Source: Liz Lott  The dance theatre performance “When Will You Rage?” is powerful and provoking. It draws you in with statements of tragedy and violence against Indigenous women. It moves in and out of pain, trauma and anguish- obstacles that strength and determination can overcome. “When Will You...
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SETSUNE FASHION INCUBATOR TAKES BACK WHAT WAS STOLEN

SETSUNE FASHION INCUBATOR TAKES BACK WHAT WAS STOLEN

Smoking Deer Hide at Dufferin Grove Park | Image Source: Sage Paul Inspired, connected, and empowered is how I felt as I sat around the fire at Dufferin Grove Park when we started to smoke our deer hide, the final step in our four part series of Hide Tanning workshops. Graciously facilitated by the Sets...
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CURANDERISMO: MEXICA ORIGINS & THE ART OF HEALING

CURANDERISMO: MEXICA ORIGINS & THE ART OF HEALING

The passion flower has medicinal uses that Amadahy is learning in her Curanderismo practice | Image source : Zainab Amadahy   In Spanish curar means “to heal”.  Curanderismo is the art of healing.  The practice of the southwest of the US and Mexico has a variety of origins and influences.  These in...
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CURANDERISMO: THE ART OF HEALING AND WELLNESS

CURANDERISMO: THE ART OF HEALING AND WELLNESS

Curanderismo class at University of New Mexico | Image source: Curanderismo at UNM Facebook page For the last few years I’ve been researching and training in a practice called curanderismo.  In Spanish curar means “to heal” and so curanderismo is the art of healing.  Next week I’ll be in Albuquerque for...
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