end of eras

12 Steps to a Post-Colonial Future

Suzanne  -  Dec 31, 2013  -  , , ,  -  Comments Off on 12 Steps to a Post-Colonial Future
In most of Canada, Mother Earth is wearing a blanket of snow. Accordingly, winter is seen as a time of reflection and rest for many Aboriginal nations, as human beings think about the events that have occurred since last year’s winter count (winter counts are historical documents that record events in pictures, with one picture […]

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Significance of the Summer Solstice

Suzanne  -  Jun 14, 2012  -  , ,  -  Comments Off on Significance of the Summer Solstice
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year, and the shortest night. It’s a transformational point in the Earth’s journey: after the solstice, the days get shorter, and the nights longer. But this change doesn’t happen instantaneously: for several days before and after each solstice, the sun’s noontime elevation does not seem to change, […]

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