Celebrate PKOLS: One Year Commemoration

By Posted in - Actions on May 21st, 2014 0 Comments Photo Credit: Letitia Annamalai

The following is a public release originally issued by the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation. 

Celebrate PKOLS: One Year Commemoration Thursday, May 22nd at 5pm
(Victoria, BC)

W̱SÁNEĆ territory — Members of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation and allies in the community will commemorate …

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It Starts With Us

By Posted in - Voices Rising on March 14th, 2014 9 Comments ItEndsHere-13

Supporting the Resurgence of Community-Based Responses to Violence

Artwork by: Erin Marie Konsmo, Media Arts Justice and Projects Coordinator, Native Youth Sexual Health Network

This is a collaborative response from

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Carrying the Fire

By Posted in - Voices Rising on March 14th, 2014 5 Comments ItEndsHere-11

Lately, I’ve been worrying about my students. Not about their skills (which are impressive), nor their dedication (which is boundless), nor their generosity (which is expansive). I’m not worried about whether they can make it …

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Refuse to Live Quietly!

By Posted in - Voices Rising on March 12th, 2014 2 Comments ItEndsHere-9

“I think you’re holding back. Tell them they’re wrong and tell them why they’re wrong,” he said to me.

“Just like that?!” I asked. My voice exposing discomfort with his suggestion.

“Yeah,” he replied nonchalantly.

“I can’t do …

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