Biblical Echoes in the Fight for Indigenous Rights Bill C-262.
Christians have a foundational story that for thousands of years has fashioned our social ethic towards vigorous compassion and social engagement in solidarity with marginalized and oppressed peoples…
Critical Moment for Canadian Indigenous/settler Relations!
This coming Wednesday, February 7 is critical to Canadian Indigenous/settler relations and will speak volumes about what is true about our collective resolve to move past wounding relationships to mutually flourishing ones. Here’s how your voice can be heard…
Countdown to “Walk the Talk” in support of Reconciliation Bill C-262 (day 45 0f 46)
In response to Article 45 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, poet Lyla June Johnston has written about her patient ache for the day when “our collective love… robs the stalk and the root from the thorns of inequity.”
Countdown to “Walk the Talk” in Support of Reconciliation Bill C-262 (day 46)
In exactly 46 days, in Winnipeg, there will be a 12k walk and gathering at the National Centre for Truth And Reconciliation in support of Reconciliation Bill C-262 which, if enacted, would ”require the Government of Canada to take all measures necessary to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”
My Poem for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Several weeks ago I won an award for poetry at the annual Word Guild Awards Gala in Toronto. I was not able to attend, so I’m grateful that my buddy Tim Huff was able to accept on my behalf. Tim is the illustrator and co-author with Cheryl Bear on a magnificent children’s book, The Honour Drum, […]