I know I have not written in awhile, I thought this was important to write though. I initially ment it as a personal journal entry, but realized it is maybe something I should share. A bit a preface to the talk, I have been asked to give in August, as a part of the Amiskwaciy … Continue reading Edmonton history and a blank personal history
Well the last couple months have been very hectic but also extremely rewarding, I do not have much time to go into much detail but I thought I would add one of the most recent projects I had the opportunity to work one this spring. I was blessed to work with the inspiring amazing poet Helen … Continue reading “The Things we Taught Our Daughters” by Helen Knott
After being completely discouraged and heartbroken over the events of this week, I have decided to make a short documentary I worked on this year public. While teenage boys are being shot and little girls are being pulled out of rivers, how long is it going to take for us to realize that something is terribly … Continue reading pehonan
So this is what reconciliation looks like. Yesterday I wrote a piece, about my experiences volunteering for the TRC, and my extreme awe at the amount of courage and strength that was required for these survivors to come forward and share their stories. Many of these stories were shared in the hope of reconciliation. Last week … Continue reading Dear Jonathan Kay. So this is what reconciliation looks like?
I spent this weekend volunteering at the final Truth and Reconciliation event. It was my job to register survivors and intergenerational survivors. We were instructed to smile and speak with our hearts, not our heads. I am a straight speaking from my ‘head’ person. It is who I am. It is how I score on … Continue reading Gratitude.