While visiting a northern cottage recently I was able to sit outside and contemplate the night-time sky.
Lately, the resurgences of the old urges – travelling, shopping, getting away – are starting to claw at our need to escape.
In the past, as now, it was easy to know as a First Nations person when you were subject to racism and discrimination.
Almost five months into the Covid-19 pandemic, waiting for the second wave to hit feels like we’re collectively in limbo.
It has been three decades since the Cree stopped Hydro-Québec’s plans to dam the Great Whale River.
I trudged back to work. Shaking off my Covid blues, my growing adjustment to wearing a facemask while talking to people made me feel that some measures were working.
I come from a large family with eight siblings. My mom Susan and my dad Marius certainly had a lot of challenges in caring for such a large group of children.