What the land sings out of you… a new poem by Amanda Ritchie, who we’re excited to introduce as our guest editor for October

    I first encountered Amanda Ritchie's writing when she commented on a Wellness Almanac blog post. I followed her kind comment to her website and fell into a well of beautiful writing, full of words that made me lean in closer and hunger for more. I'm so happy she gave permission to share this … Continue reading What the land sings out of you… a new poem by Amanda Ritchie, who we’re excited to introduce as our guest editor for October

What local high school students learned this Orange Shirt Day 2019

On September 30 2019, a special assembly was held at Pemberton Secondary School to acknowledge Orange Shirt Day. The stories shared at that assembly grew out of an experience held the previous Thursday, as Lil'wat elders, Lil'wat leaders, teachers, students, Indigenous Support Workers, and community members, worked out how to craft a meaningful way for … Continue reading What local high school students learned this Orange Shirt Day 2019

Orange Shirt Day – let us hold space for complete transformation

Today is Orange Shirt Day. It's one of those events that is too big for a single day to truly contain it. Like Earth Day... or Pink Shirt Day... I mean, obviously, we should tend the planet every day. We should practice kindness and resist bullying every day. We should honour the survivors of the … Continue reading Orange Shirt Day – let us hold space for complete transformation