Tag Archives: Indigenous

  1. Canada’s Indigenous People Changing Canadian Politics

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    October 22, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    Thanks to our previous Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the First Nations peoples had enough of our politics and came out in droves, along with a lot of vexed Canadians with them in their own record breaking numbers….[It is now] imperative to tackle what it means to be a Nation for First Nation peoples in order to really move forward in working between the First Nation peoples and the Canadian Government.

  2. Romanticism Runs Rampant: Ancestors, Indigenous Peoples, ‘Natural’

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    August 4, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    It doesn’t help anybody to unwittingly promote things that are in actuality falsehoods, and often damages a position that is otherwise a fine one to hold.

  3. Cultural Quandaries: Animals

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    April 4, 2013 by Rua Lupa

    What comes to mind when you read the word “animal”? Where are you in relation to that? Most human cultures have a view that makes us separate from animals, that says we are better than animals. Those cultures that have a more nuanced view of animals that take a stance that is closer to kin are also guilty of seeing humans as more important. I believe that this is damaging to these animals and to ourselves. Not just in one-on-one relations, but on our ecosystem on a global scale.

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