Left Brain/Right Brain: Gorgeously Illustrated Mercedes Benz Ads

by JEANNIE on Feb 25, 2011 • 9:00 am 7 Comments Tweet This series of Mercedes Benz ads have left me speechless: what a wonderful way to illustrate the experience of owning a luxury car, which appeals to both your left brain and your right brain. The ad is split neatly down the middle, separating …

Barriers to Land Connection

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I’ve had the discussion around Land Connection. When writing my business plan this summer, with three sons in my care 24-7. How I did that one: required the skills of a Marathon runner or swimmer. Up for air. Back down.

I’ve been asked, what is Land Connection. How do you explain Land Connection? What do you mean, Land Connection. Well first things first, Land Connection while living in the city can be difficult to do. Given our daily schedules, the time it takes to get from a to b.  Is it about how important it is to be outside that I am promoting, in a way yes. It is also about that feeling you have in the place you are. Research is showing that youth are spending way too much time in front of screens, as are adults. No one is interacting anymore? Or are they.  Families who move into…

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GPS: What is yours? What brings you Joy?

http://www.supersoul.tv/supersoul-sunday/the-importance-of-your-internal-gps?TW=tw_omag_internal_gps Supersoul message: your dream comes because you have the talent and the capacity. You have the capacity to do anything you can dream of. #SoulfulSunday   "Joy is a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters." Oprah      

Joy Harjo’s tribute to John Trudell

He was the original thinker who said: “Think more. Believe less.” (Believe has the word “lie” in it.) “We don’t need more leaders. What we need are thinkers.” “We need to make peace with the earth.” John roused an army of young native spoken word artists, and made it okay for a warrior To write …

Johnny Trudell, an Inspiration, always

“His wishes are for people to celebrate life and love, pray and remember him in their own ways in their own communities. “With love for all.” See love for his family's words See the Woman for a poem on women  

The hearts of our Women

The Hearts of our Women, will never mend & still we are Strong  For all those who have spoken up to the #MMIW, its a collective voice both political and grassroots leadership & the movements from within initiated by our own women, on their own. I include my own story here, initiated during the call out for a …

Justin Trudeau’s attendance at Special Chiefs Assembly spurs hope for real change

    "I think we need to be able to reverse the measures of how we conduct business. It does not need to be adversarial all the time and fighting in the courts." "I think we need to look at a full partnership that benefits our citizens and creates more certainty in this country. and …

Barriers to Land Connection

I've had the discussion around Land Connection. When writing my business plan this summer, with three sons in my care 24-7. How I did that one: required the skills of a Marathon runner or swimmer. Up for air. Back down. I've been asked, what is Land Connection. How do you explain Land Connection? What do …

http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org/about/contributors/katsi-cook/

“Women are the first environment. We are an embodiment of our Mother Earth. From the bodies of women flows the relationship of the generations both to society and the natural world. With our bodies we nourish, sustain and create connected relationships and interdependence. In this way the Earth is our mother, our ancestors said. In …

    beSuperior is a sole proprietorship run by a led by Michelle Richmond-Saravia who is an Indigenous woman from Biigtigong Anishnabeg formerly Pic River though residing in Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada. Multi talented in a variety of areas including evidence based research, technical support & writing, creative writing, curriculum writing, and other forms, Indigenous …

The Pain body

Here Eckhart Tolle speaks about the Pain Body. The more you are able to accept the now, the more you are free  of pain. He speaks of pain in regards to cultures who have experienced pain body and collective pain.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PCSe2cqY_w

The Truth about Stories is that’s all we are”

"The world never leaves the turtles back and the turtle never swims away." "Its turtles all the way down" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzXQoZ6pE-M

Courage to tell her story, #MMIW

"How is it that they can have such a distorted view of who we are as aboriginal women? How is it that they can see us as dispensable? How is it that they can look at us as not human beings?" https://www.facebook.com/CBC.caAboriginal/videos/1147596765267748/?theater

How Aboriginal lawyers are fixing the mess Canada made

“When I read about people’s experiences, I want to break down. It breaks my heart all over again.” — Promise Holmes Skinner, Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto ---------------------- Trying to heal those historical wounds became a central goal. In fact, it took her to law school. “When I decided to go,” she says, “it was …

Indigenous Methodologies

I find it fascinating. Consider this: Given this caveat, Indigenous researchers in the literature review refer to Indigenous research, in one form or another, as entailing a unique approach and to that end there were four integrated themes that consistently emerged as methodological guideposts grounded within Indigenous theory. They are: Decolonizing, Political and Social Action …

“We all need something sustainable to Live In”

http://www.nationalpost.com/m/wp/blog.html?b=news.nationalpost.com%2F%2Fnews%2Fcanada%2Ftrudeau-on-climate-change-indigenous-peoples-have-known-for-thousands-of-years-how-to-care-for-our-planet