Socials Final- Historical Life

My life began when I made my first pair of moccasins. There was something about the shoddily sewn caribou hide that made me feel so free; running down the trapper trails so far ahead that my father would call out, despite the fact that it might warn the animals in the area. My mother would simply smile. She had done the same when she was my age, had felt the.. Read More

Under the rug: MMIW

  This illustration depicts a common occurrence in Canada this past decade- the uncomfortably large amount of murdered and missing indigenous women (MMIW) cases that have been “swept under the rug” by police over the years. Although this issue has only recently been brought to the public’s attention, (and to my attention most recently when coming upon the strangely minimalist article about Angelina Rose Custer, a 14 year old aboriginal.. Read More

Political Narrative Doc of Learning

The most compelling political narrative is, in my opinion, the identity narrative. There are many reasons for this, the main being that the people who share or relate to the lifestyle/traits that a party describes in an identity narrative will find it easier to connect or agree with that narrative, and in turn that party. For example, the NDP identity narrative suggests that many Canadians have families, run small businesses,.. Read More