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Memories

In doing Indigenous Food systems work, I am doing what I can to make sure that the memories people can look back on are of planting and caring for Indigenous plants instead of plants from the colonizers. I don't know what that evokes for you. Does it sound simple and understandable? Does it shock you… Continue reading Memories

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Place names of Islands

ÍY, SȻÁĆEL I can't claim to know a lot about place names, so please treat this more as an exploration and questioning. From what I've learned through reading the names of W̱SÁNEĆ places, in particular today, is that the islands don't have one specific name. I'm currently on San Juan Island. There's not a lot… Continue reading Place names of Islands

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Patriarchy, and my life

I'm looking forward to changes that will come into the world because of our experiences with self-isolation, physical distancing, observing hoarding, and other COVID-19 impacts. I've been reflecting on my current circumstances, and how patriarchy has stacked so much against me at this time. Note: This writing is rather heteronormative and may be triggering for… Continue reading Patriarchy, and my life