Tag Archives: #MMIW #MMIWG

Phoetic February: Missing You

February 14th was changed forever for Indigenous communities 28 years ago. While we still share in acknowledging and celebrating love, we also use the day to recognize and memorialize our  mothers, daughters, sisters, cousins, aunties and grandmothers lost to us … Continue reading

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I Looked For You

    I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Education, First Nations, Indigenous, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Pain, Poetry, Prose, Racism, White Allies | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

I Would Die For My Words, But I’ll Stand With My Superpower

“Why are you speaking out so much? You’re going to get hurt”. Going to get hurt? I’ve been hurt my whole life, what don’t I already know about hurt?  I’ve been hurt deeply enough to have died.  Literally.  (Life skillz … Continue reading

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REDress Day of Recognition #MMIWG 2016

This is a day to pay tribute to those women and girls we’ve lost from Indigenous communities, and to honor those we have hope will one day return home. October 4th is chosen to honor the lives of over 4,000 Indigenous women tragically … Continue reading

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