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Last week I had the honour (& brief stomach churning fear) of hosting IndigenousXca on Twitter. As the forum notes: it’s a rotating Twitter account presented by a different Indigenous Host each week. Their hosts have included actors, activists, authors, … Continue reading
Two years of dedication to informing, amusing, irritating, or boring! I know how to perform to expectation. At least, I think so, but considering this is the day of green beer again, I won’t guarantee anything through a lens of verdant bubbles. … Continue reading
Part 2 to September 22, 2014 post: Pathetic and Dense; You HAVE To Be an Indian.
I’m not an authority on all things Indigenous. I am only an authority on being one. Despite my great-grandfather, Henry McCorrister being an Indian signatory on Treaty 8, most of the information regarding our history with government oversight is new to me, as I expect it will be new to most of you. What a shame this statement is.
I have questioned leaders on both sides of the ‘cultural divide’ to explain why many details of our histories, like the ones I’m passing on now, aren’t common knowledge by now instead of common misconceptions. Continue reading