In Search of April Raintree is a Great Book!

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One of my favourite books of all time is In Search of April Raintree by Beatrice Mosionier. The book was first published in 1983 and is now considered a Canadian classic. In Search of April Raintree follows the lives of two Métis sisters from their childhood spent in foster care to the earlier years of…

The History Behind Women’s History Month

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For many of us, celebrating and empowering women is a task that we’d like to feel accomplished throughout our daily lives. Annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day is celebrated with social media posts thanking the women who’ve helped us become the way we are and articles showcasing the accomplishments of women who’ve inspired many.…

#OnlineFeminism

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But like any movement, online or on the streets, there will always be ways to improve for the better.” It has been over a week since the world has celebrated International Women’s Day. Yet, the hype of female empowerment has not left our digital presence. From blogs covering stories of influential women to media posts…

We Give Celebrities Too Much

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Source: Rachel Tunstall Escaping Reality is Fun   It has been really easy lately to give in to the pull of distraction. Things in ‘real-life’ seem especially hard to focus on, and I don’t know about you, but personally, the reality in my daydreams is far more interesting and far less sad than our world right…

The Canadian Child Welfare System: Extension of the Residential School System?

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“Foster care is the new residential school system.” Inuk MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq “The elders have said to me that the most violent act you can commit to a woman is to steal her child.” Advocate Cora Morgan Indigenous people used to be sovereign nations and existed independently for thousands of years. It was only in…