I thought it would be interesting if I created videos documenting my participation in Project of Heart. Below is my first video (in two parts)! I am new to vlogging and am learning as I go 🙂 In addition to what I mentioned in my video, I look forward to learning more about the Metis… Continue reading Vlog 1 – Project of Heart
It's been three years since I've been out of school but my love for learning new things has stayed with me. What I enjoyed the most about being a university student was getting assigned research essays and literature reviews. Yeah, writing these papers were challenging and very time consuming but for some reason I really enjoyed… Continue reading Project of Heart
Time to rummage through our drawers and closets, September 30th is Orange Shirt Day! So, what is this day about? September 30th is a day to remember and honour the survivors (and those who did not survive) of the Indian Residential School System. It is also a day for survivors to share their stories and… Continue reading Orange Shirt Day
I'm 5 months in at my new job and it's due time that I give an update on the journey! Since the beginning of April I've been working as a casual staff in NCFST's Child Care Centres and Aboriginal Head Start programs promoting the well-being of children ages 0-6 years old. So far it's been a… Continue reading She Called Me “Auntie” !
As I was driving to work my favourite Bob Marley song came on the radio. I turned up the volume and began to mouth the words... "Buffalo soldier, dreadlock Rasta. There was a buffalo soldier, in the heart of America..." ...And then Wayne Lavallee's raspy soulful voice came to mind. Back in the month of… Continue reading Buffalo Soldier
Three weeks ago was my first time celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day (formally called National Aboriginal Day). It was also my city's first time celebrating too! *grins* MY TOP 3 MEMORABLE MOMENTS at the Indigenous Day Event... #1 - Meeting people from Wiky: I was surprised and excited when I met a few folks from Wikwemikong… Continue reading Indigenous Day: My Top 3 Moments!
This evening I was on Facebook and one of my aunts sent me a short video clip promoting an Indigenous cultural event happening in our city. I was intrigued and clicked play...One hour later I still have a grin of excitement on my face! My city is celebrating National Aboriginal Day for the first time! I… Continue reading THRILLED! Indigenous Day in My City