February 2017

I’m behind…like way behind. I haven’t done what I said I would do in the first week of my quest – which was to find out more about my ancestors. But something keeps coming up to veer me on a different track. This week it was my illness which led to thoughts on culture appropriation… More

Last week I embarked on a quest. I want to understand how to become a white ally. I plan to do this by exploring my family’s history here in Canada and by learning about racism and colonized thinking and how I personally contribute to the problem. I also think, when all is said and done… More

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I’m going on a quest. I don’t know exactly what I’m looking for but I know it’s going to matter a lot - to my identity as a Canadian and a white girl and to my spirituality. I’m looking for the story of how I got here. And not the existential explanation of why God… More