Lessons From Bono and George Bush re: Shoal Lake 40 Freedom Road

This is a matter of local, regional and national justice and integrity with symbolic potential to begin a sea-change in relations between First Nations and Canadian Settler peoples….

Shoal Lake 40 – Situation Synopsis and Request

What we are asking of our Federal Government is for the same level of good faith and commitment that has been shown by the City of Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba, which is a commitment, in principle, to the completion of Freedom Road….

Malcolm ‘n Me (together in Winnipeg Sept. 26)

Back in June, Cambridge poet Malcolm Guite and I met up in San Diego California and performed at the 2013 C.S. Lewis Summer Institute. Although we had written together before, this was our first performance, and we did it folk-fest style, meaning: nothing prepared except for the opening poem and song.  After that, we basically bounced […]

Home from California to “My Winnipeg”

When I left for California last week, it was roughly -30 celcius with knee-high snow. I returned Monday to slightly warmer temperatures (-18 C) and slightly more snow. As much as I love California, it is great to be home in the city and the land that I love….

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