myths and stereotypes

Female Indigenous Trailblazers

Suzanne  -  Jul 19, 2013  -  , , , , ,  -  Comments Off on Female Indigenous Trailblazers
Over the past few decades, feminist historians have successfully re-read and re-presented history from a female perspective, exploring a female viewpoint on history and demonstrating the significance of women’s actions and choices. The interdisciplinary field of women’s studies has, for its part, explored politics, society, media, and history from women’s perspectives through a lens that […]

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We Need To Talk

Suzanne  -  Apr 30, 2013  -  ,  -  Comments Off on We Need To Talk
Negative perceptions of Aboriginal peoples have increased in frequency since 2012, according to a new survey conducted for the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and the Association of Canadian Studies (ACS). Although six in every 10 Canadians have positive opinions about Aboriginal peoples, this number represents a decline from 2012, when 70 percent reported having […]

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Pop Culture, Power, and Privilege

Suzanne  -  Mar 07, 2013  -  , , ,  -  Comments Off on Pop Culture, Power, and Privilege
Dragonfly doesn’t watch a lot of TV, but we were waiting for a nerdy PBS documentary last week and happened to catch the tail end of the sitcom Mike and Molly. There we were, minding our own business, trying to drown out the laugh track, when Molly’s snarky mother-in-law says, “Arizona? Why would I move […]

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