Tag Archives: Indigenous
Canada’s Indigenous People Changing Canadian PoliticsLeave a comment
Oct 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.
Romanticism Runs Rampant: Ancestors, Indigenous Peoples, ‘Natural’2
Aug 4, 2015 by Rua Lupa
Cultural Quandaries: AnimalsLeave a comment
Apr 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.