Monthly Archives April 2012

More Than Just Beads and Feathers

Suzanne  -  Apr 19, 2012  -  , ,  -  Comments Off on More Than Just Beads and Feathers
Graphic artist Jason Eagle Speaker calls himself “half buffalo ndn and half salmon ndn.” Let Dragonfly translate that for you: Jason is half Blackfoot and half Duwamish, with ties to the Muckleshoot Nation. The Blackfoot live on the Plains and, before the animals were exterminated, were renowned buffalo hunters. The Duwamish live in the area […]

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Power to the Little People!

Suzanne  -  Apr 19, 2012  -   -  Comments Off on Power to the Little People!
Writer Janet R. Wilson wrote a sharp little opinion piece in the Ottawa Citizen recently, speaking about Canada’s “newest revolutionaries” – aka elementary-school students. Wilson says today’s students remind her of the young activists of the 1960s Civil Rights era, who rallied to address historical injustices and create a more inclusive society. Because provincial curricula […]

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June 4, 2012 – Full-Moon Ceremony – Coronation Park, Toronto – 9 pm

Suzanne  -  Apr 12, 2012  -   -  Comments Off on June 4, 2012 – Full-Moon Ceremony – Coronation Park, Toronto – 9 pm
Join Suzanne at Coronation Park on June 4 for a Cree-style full-moon ceremony! We’ll meet at 9 pm at the west entrance to Coronation Park, near the park sign (where Strachan Avenue crosses Lakeshore to become the pedestrian/bike path called Remembrance Drive), and we’ll begin the full-moon ceremony inside the park, under the trees, at […]

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