Sunday, July 20, 2014

Nope, not me... not even sure what this is!

I thought at first this was spam, but it's sent to the usual "no dot" version of my email address that so often gets confused with someone else's email.

Nope, not me shopping for sporting goods in California

I didn't recognize the name of the store, so I was already pretty sure I didn't sign up for this.  Then down at the bottom, I saw it's in California.  Nope, not me!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Robina Thomas
-"ways of being" in the K-12 curriculum; not just history
-"I'm not going to talk about native problems, because we need Canadian solutions"
-an article called "an infinite number of paths to the centre"  (Lee Maracle?)
-such a relief to hear that unbecoming is painful!  It's okay that it hurts!
-more indigenous children in care today than in residential schools - 50% of children in case, but only 4% of the population

Victoria Freeman
-"a strong connection to the land"
-to "unsettle" yourself - love that double meaning

Jesse Thistle
-connecting AA steps to historical research
-Step 4; interesting considering recent exposure I had to it

Ed Bianchi

-town histories - show the initial relationship between ancestors and the original peoples