Red dress. Hanging from branchesof bare bonetrees in the month of May. Red dress. Visually, giving voiceto thosewho've been silenced. Red dress. Hauntingly beautifulas thelife you represent. May 5 is the National Day of Awareness and Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and Gender diverse people. Kúkwstum̓ckacw / Thank you for reading.
Lil’watémclhkan Ts’ila ts7a: February is a time for remembering Today, we revisit Tat7ush' February 8 2016 column in the Whistler Question, because, February is still a time for remembering the many missing and murdered indigenous women. by Tat7ush (Theresa Peters) February is a month for remembering loved ones in different ways, especially on Valentine’s … Continue reading Coming at Valentine’s Day from a different angle: Tat7ush invites us to stay woke
The day before Casey Dick-Wyatt was due to take over the Wellness Almanac's instagram account, she spent singing and drumming at Riva Fisher's memorial, and then at a ceremony at Ullus to sing home the spirits of those who didn't come home from residential school. The week then opened with a mass shooting in Las … Continue reading Casey Dick-Wyatt reflects on her week at the helm of the Wellness Almanac
I cracked a filling. At first, I thought it was a chunk of actual tooth and my childhood nightmare of teeth crumbling out of my mouth was coming true. Maybe the dental hygienist was right, four years ago, when she suggested I might be a clencher. The jaw is incredibly powerful, she told me, as … Continue reading Column: Awareness First