Looking Back to Move Forward

Humans are very social beings. For thousands of years they have lived cooperatively in groups. Granted, part of this behaviour was simply for survival; but it is also very natural for humans to live interdependently. Before the industrial revolution, before the advent of the automobile and flying, people travelled and migrated much less than they […]

I dream of a community…

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 and respect native culture; Where native children learn about their people’s history and practices alongside their non-native classmates instead of in segregated programs; Where learning about native […]

Radio – Heart and Mind: Tools for Change

This weekly radio talk show was aired on CHLY 101.7 Radio Malaspina. In the following recordings, your hosts, Nicole Shaw and Dirk Becker, explore topics that provoke, prod and encourage.    In a society that has become increasingly individualistic and heavily dependent upon “mind”, this show encourages listeners to access their “hearts” in order to […]