February 20, 2017

NEW WORKS
All Pages – Skyscraper Right
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ERIEL DERANGER’S STORY

ERIEL DERANGER’S STORY

Interview with inspirational activist Eriel Deranger. Rooted in the struggle of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation where she was raised in a family of social and land justice activists, Eriel Deranger’s life has focused around Indigenous land issues. Eriel’s activism has led her to international level...
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INTERVIEW WITH DEFENDERS CO-FOUNDER

INTERVIEW WITH DEFENDERS CO-FOUNDER

Arthur Manuel is spokesperson and founder of the Defenders of the Land and a spokesperson for the Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade. Former Chief of the Neskonlith Band and chairperson of the Interior Alliance of BC First Nations, Manuel has been a leading voice of opposition to the Canadian gov...
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SALMON PADDLE

SALMON PADDLE

Marika Swan joins the Paddle for Wild Salmon. I come from the Tla-o-qui-aht nation on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our territory is nestled between the mountains and the open ocean, a watershed in a lush temperate rainforest with a diverse community of life. The stories passed down to us explain...
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TEACHINGS FROM THE MUSKRAT

TEACHINGS FROM THE MUSKRAT

Painting by: Carl Ray (1943 – 1979) Professor Deborah McGregor challenges us to reconsider an unsung hero The Muskrat (Wa-zhushk) of the Anishinabe Re-Creation story is an easily relatable character.  Although there are perhaps as many variations of the story as there are storytellers sharing it, the Mu...
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ANCIENT TRADE ROUTE TO QUEEN STREET

ANCIENT TRADE ROUTE TO QUEEN STREET

“I have been exploring my identity for some time now. Trying to figure out who I am. Trying to figure out what it means to be an Aboriginal man living in Canadian society. I am trying to figure this all out so that I can explain it to my son.” —Keesic Douglas In May 2010, ...
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CREATION TO HEAL AND DECOLONIZE

CREATION TO HEAL AND DECOLONIZE

Writer and activist Zainab Amadahy discusses ARTIST as WARRIOR. “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – an...
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FINDING THE SPIRIT OF BIRTH & PARENTING

FINDING THE SPIRIT OF BIRTH & PARENTING

Rebeka Tabobundung discusses her exploration of traditional birth and parenting knowledge. I had two experiences that I would describe as spiritual in the very early stages of my pregnancy in 2005. They occurred before I took a pregnancy test, about a week after conception. It was winter and I was about...
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DREAMSCAPES

DREAMSCAPES

Travis Shilling discusses recent paintings, that juxtapose civilization and the animal world in a narrative dreamscape.
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THE BEAD FAIRY

THE BEAD FAIRY

Recent fiction from the author of “Red Rooms”. Pearl Harbor hit Sault Ste Marie like a traveling midway, bringing fresh blood, cheaply made toys and the crash and sparkle of a hope that can only be delivered on shiny trucks driven by cigar chomping toughs. In 1941 this place must have looked...
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