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Thanksgiving Revisited

May 05, 2022

  From the dawn of history when the people were one and the gatherings weren’t of need but were life, there was nothing to turn back to, nowhere to come from, just moving forward from dawn into life.   The paths through the centuries,...

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April 07, 2022

by Butch Phillips, Penobscot Nation (An  excerpt from “`Wilderness within Wildness without’ by Bridget Besaw) During an up river canoe trip to Katahdin, our sacred mountain, my son Scott and I paused to rest as we carried our birch bark canoe across a portage,...

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Boarding Schools Truth & Healing

March 03, 2022

by Erika Arthur [Warning – painful content on Indian Boarding Schools below] In May, 2021 the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation of Canada announced that they had discovered the bodies of 215 children buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School,...

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