Visions & goals

taking up the space....... the universe intended for ya!

Indigenous Futurisms

I've told my children stories about space. Inserting a lifesaving story of their dad rescuing me, the Indian Princess, from the colony. I've gone into the story deliberate and detailed. It became a bedtime story that I would tell our children. I don't really know why I started to tell the story. Perhaps, it came, …

Sunday Reading #Decolonizingyourself

Dr. Poitras Pratt said to us: “I had to decolonize myself before I could continue in my own education. Use storytelling to guide your own path in lifelong learning” (personal communication, October 22, 2013). She spoke of needing to hear the story behind the story. She spoke of the sacred space of stories, and I …

Decolonizing Literature, Culturally Appropriate (example) & The Secret Path

I noticed that Learning Bird had done some lesson plans on The Secret Path. I then came across a lesson on decolonizing literature. Here they are:

Spoken Word

spoken word The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. Toni Morrison

An open heart as a liability instead of a gift:- have a listen as to why we need to move on to honour our Anishinaabe Intelligences- what does that mean?