Before we begin: Something I picked up from last post. Col Dobson’s briefing made no mention of Alex Gabriel or any suspicions they may have about an attack out west in Winnipeg. The focus of his briefing is on Quebec. The result of this (in part) is that the focus of the federal government response will … Continue reading 45-Emergency measures
***Around a decade following the Oka Crisis, First Nations filmmaker Alanis Obomwasin revisited to subject with two further documentaries. Rocks at Whiskey Trench, and Spudwrench - Kahnawake Man which can be seen at the National Film Board website here, and at the NFB's Youtube channel. Due to the technological limitations of my laptop, all still … Continue reading Film Studies – Rocks at Whiskey Trench
So it's been a couple of years since I went back to University to take this course. It was called Indigenous Art, Activism & Resistance and it was pretty far outside my comfort zone, although it was worth it in the long run. Small word of advice for those of you who feel alienated from young … Continue reading Leadership? (Ground Level)
We were born 18 If you think we're strange You ought to see the others So the other night I got surprised. Actually I got totally blindsided, but in a good way. A few weeks back, I was talking about A Tribe Called Red and contrasting their music and their protest with the dreck Douglas … Continue reading Encountering John Trudell
It’s another briefing everybody! About time, too. I was starting to lose track of what was happening with all this action! Col Dobson’s is just so ready to deliver this briefing, you would not believe how ready he is! But as we saw in the previous section, the nefarious Jack Hemp actually wanted to skip … Continue reading 44 – Road Blocks!
Hello everyone! I've been planning this for a while, but the project kept getting bigger and bigger as I went on. It's going to keep growing, but I figured now's as good a time as any to put this out there. So this here's a glossary of terms specific to Canada, the Canadian Armed Forces, … Continue reading Glossary of Terms – March 2019