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The “that isn’t traditional” meme.
Dude. Say it with me. Traditions aren’t technology-dependent. I feel like I’ve said this so often, it should be indelibly emblazoned on the mind of every person who has ever lived, but the sad fact of my limited vocal reach … Continue reading
You’re Métis? So which of your parents is an Indian?
In a previous post, I described what it is like as an Alberta Métis to come to Quebec and realise that ‘Métis’ does not mean the same thing here. I’m not a shut-in…I realised that there were different definitions out … Continue reading
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I haven’t been home in two years. It surprises me that this is the longest I have ever been away from home. Even when I was living in Inuvik, I flew down south at least twice a year, sometimes more. … Continue reading
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