Tag Archives: Canadian history

Idle No More – A White Boy ‘Fesses Up & Defects

I have been keeping up with Idle No More since early December (2012).  I have been to a couple major rallies.  I plan to go to more.  The Revolution is on! It is encouraging to see native youth, elders, families … Continue reading

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The Culture of Violence in Turtle Island (US & Canada)

I write this after the Connecticut primary school shooting. Outside my home, we have an auto dealership flying its huge national flag at half mast. People are mourning all over the place, including where I live, the Coast Salish Territories … Continue reading

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Letter to an Atheist

  As an ex-Evangelical who followed that system for 30 years, I was relieved to see the above-mentioned article, which I also made brief comments on in my own blog. Why I read your post on “Why Christianity Is False”, … Continue reading

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Do indigenous peoples benefit from ‘development’?

Excellent article here: Guardian UK article on indigenous peoples and development – http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2011/nov/25/indigenous-peoples-benefit-development-tribal/print Quoting a bit here: What’s “development” for? . . . What should development mean for those who are largely self-sufficient, getting their own food and building their … Continue reading

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Viewer Discretion Advised

I found this heavy video on Youtube: Corporate Avenger- Christians Murdered Indians (Lyrics) Here are the lyrics: Freedom Is A State Of Mind Even in the initial stages of contact between European Christians and Native Indian people the stage was … Continue reading

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First Nations Are Rising Up, Get Out of the Way

Sorry, this post is quite repetitive, but you´ll get the point . . . ¨He has shown you, O man, what is good, and what Yahweh requires of you. But to do justice, and to love mercy, and to walk … Continue reading

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