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Finding My Treaty Kin a Healing Journey

Finding My Treaty Kin a Healing Journey

I now realize that writing Meeting My Treaty Kin, and the journey behind it, has been  healing. It’s healing the disconnect that I inherited, and helping me learn how to align myself with the earth’s wise ways of being. Check out this 2.5 min. video. If it speaks to...

Thanks for empathizing as I confessed

Thanks for empathizing as I confessed

Thanks for empathizing, book-launch audiences, when I confessed: I’d thought I could sidestep all that colonialism baggage by calling myself treaty ally and kin, not realizing the baggage was inside me. The power dynamic of colonialism and white superiority was like a...

Taking the Reconciliation Challenge is worth it!

Taking the Reconciliation Challenge is worth it!

Here’s a link to my essay in The Globe and Mail on national Truth and Reconciliation Day. It’s on what reconciliation requires of settler Canadians like me. I hope you’ll read it and leave a comment. I invite you to share how colonial thinking has blocked you, or how things changed once you took those blinkers off. Taking the reconciliation challenge is worth it!

Read the essay