A defining point in my life in which I more clearly understood my privilege and perception of what it was like to function in this world was meeting my friend, … Continue readingWhat is normal?
As a child my parents always focused on how blessed we were to have all that we did. I thought that I was quite fortunate and had a responsibility to … Continue readingClass
High school was a time that I really began to understand my racial identity. I came from a small town that was quite racially divided between Caucasian and Indigenous people. … Continue readingPrivilege and Closing the Gap
John Boyko explores why Ukrainians were subjected to such racism and prejudice in his article, Ukrainian Canadians 1896-1915 Mistaken Identity, and how much they have had to overcome as a … Continue readingUkrainian Canadians 1896-1915 Mistaken Identity
Home for me is in Manitoba in a little old house surrounded by fields, but not a farm. Just a little old house on a couple of acres, enough land … Continue readingThe Shape of Home
Thomas King says “the truth about stories is that’s all we are.” He tells a number of different kinds of stories and explores ways that they shape identity and the … Continue readingI am a Story