Onkwehonwe First Nations Education Straight Talk

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THE BLUE DOT MEME alludes to the February 7 Kainai High School ceremony which marked the education agreement-in-principle between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Shawn Atleo. As people came through a door, they were given a sticker to wear – either blue (not invited guest) or yellow (invited). The not-invited were seated in a separate room, where they watched the ceremony on a monitor.

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Indian Residential School Deaths, Joe Beef, Vatileaks, Machiavelli, Keystone, Oscars, Kepler-37b, Bradley Manning

Podcast 31 | Week of 24.02.2013

The Catholic Boat

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Idle No More, The Rights of Women, Having a Sense of Humour, Bassem Youssef, Gerda Lerner, Malala Yousafzai, Hugh Hefner, Julian Fantino

Podcast 025 | Week of 06.01.2013

Malala Yousafzai

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Canadians Need to Understand Before It’s too Late

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IT’S BEEN ONE YEAR since the Attawapiskat First Nation housing crisis became a widely deliberated point, and perhaps that Attawapiskat itself became a known point on the map of Canada. It thus happens that the current hunger strike of Chief Theresa Spence is among other things an anniversary marker of a sort.

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