[content note for bigotry and homophobia] If you’re anything like me, this is a conversation you’ve probably had with your parents: “Ugh! I just hate her! She’s so awful!” “Samantha, don’t say ‘hate.’ Hate is a strong word.” “Fine, then, I strongly dislike her.” I always felt like I was being particularly witty, since “intense… via… Continue reading Raca is equal to murder… *repost
by Angie Mindus, Williams Lake Tribune, May 25, 2016 Occupation of the administration office at the Williams Lake Indian Band entered day two Wednesday with no quick resolution in sight. Six men entered the office just after 8 a.m. Tuesday after they forced their way in and asked staff to leave as women staffers […] via… Continue reading This is what real reconciliation looks like….
Ok this is a little dark so caution talking about infertility and lady bits and sadness…… Today I got back from the DR with a definitive diagnosis of Deep Endometriosis, and PMDD. Since modern medicine in very concerned about ‘keeping me fertile’…. my only options are to take hormones until I am no longer ‘breed-able”….… Continue reading Who’s priority counts?
While this is a fantastic step, that it took 10 years for anyone to care enough to “take this off” makes this “announcement” fairly anti-climactic. It is all just papers between people who are so far removed from the actual lives of indigenous people that it is ridiculous. Standing ovation in General Assembly greets Indigenous… Continue reading Canada officially adopts UN declaration on rights of Indigenous Peoples — Warrior Publications
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Graphic: Rebel Youth Magazine by Jay Watts, Rebel Youth, April 15, 2016 In 1995, a report issued as part of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples called suicide “one of the most urgent problems facing aboriginal communities.” 22 years later, Canada’s ongoing colonial project is still taking a staggering and…
Protesters at INAC office on Hargrave Street call for help for First Nations in crisis CBC News, April 14, 2016 Protesters have occupied an Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada office in downtown Winnipeg. “We have officially occupied INAC in Winnipeg in support of our brothers and sisters across Turtle Island!!!!” organizer Raquel Lavallee posted on Facebook.… Continue reading Winnipeg Indigenous and Northern Affairs office occupied by protesters — Warrior Publications
Originally posted on the VOKRA blog:
We received the following heart wrenching letter on March 22, 2016. To whom it may concern, I’m a renter and my family has recently welcomed our second child! We are now a family of 6 – Dad, Mom, Toddler, Baby, Dog & Cat. We rent because we don’t have…