I am moved to write this blog because of Minister [of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development] Duncan’s outrageous remarks that residential schools were NOT cultural genocide....
March 22, 2012 by Dr. Pamela Palmater Under Canada, Dr. Pamela Palmater, first nations, genocide Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Unbelievable, but Undeniable: Genocide in Canada
Child: What did the Kwakwaka’wakw people do for Christmas?
Mother: Not so long ago, before the non-native people came to this land, our people spent a lot of the year traveling around...
January 3, 2011 by Kathleen Westergaard Under ceremony, first nations, kathleen westergaard, Kwakwaka’wakw, potlatch, tradition Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on What Did The Kwakwaka’wakw Do For Christmas?
Where First Nations people are included as equals and supported in contributing to everyone’s well being;
Where schools work to teach everyone, not just aboriginal students, to understand...
November 8, 2010 by Kathleen Westergaard Under aboriginal, community, culture, education, equality, federal, first nations, funding, history, native, racism Posted in MINDFUL LIVING, PONDERING | Comments Off on I dream of a community…
I arrived at Village Island with the Campbell River Adventure Club. We all wanted to experience the great outdoors and explore the mystery of this historic site. The place was stunningly...
April 29, 2010 by Kathleen Westergaard Under first nations, SPIRIT Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on When Ancient Spirits Dream
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