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“They weren’t just passively accepting what was happening to them,” reflects @Khelsilem . “They were very active in driving the agenda to advance the community and its people.”
“The radioactive heart of the story is Anthony Bourdain’s decision to end his own life. As the film winds towards the inevitable conclusion, a downward, freefalling vertigo begins to happen. You know what’s coming.”
Unmarked graves of children on the former grounds of residential schools should be cause for newfound urgency to make the healing centre happen, says COPE park board commissioner John Irwin.
At first, his taste buds didn’t get it, writes @bychrischeung . But as an adult and in a heat wave, smoky plums are bright, tangy, sharp and cooling. What’s your chilling concoction?
Red dresses hang along a road near the Unist'ot'en healing centre, where residents await RCMP enforcement of an injunction to evict them from the area. The red dresses have become a symbol of murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada. ? by @amandajfollett .
Yesterday, 215 pairs of shoes were placed on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery as a memorial to the latest, shocking reminder of the cruelty wrought by colonial institutions.