On November 11, 1975, the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement was signed between the Cree of Eeyou Istchee, the Inuit of Nunavik, and the governments of Quebec and Canada
Even though the whole planet is on hold because of Covid-19, racism does not take a break.
To go or not to go, that is the question these days.
In the past couple of months nothing has really changed for Indigenous people.
Sitting outside listening to the birds, I can hear a squirrel or chipmunk scrambling around a few feet away in a tree.
Looking at today’s situation – the news, the drama, the ranting and outpourings of people without a shoulder to cry on – it seems that (human) life is screaming for attention for its woes and worries.
By now most of you will have either seen or heard of the video portraying Joyce Echaquan’s last moments in a Joliette hospital.