For the past two years, I have been conducting research on the Indian Day Schools that existed in my home community (Kahnawà:ke). Initially, I planned to blog about my research … Continue readingDay School Research
As an undergrad, I learned that I could take “reading” courses with my professors in the First Peoples Studies program. I set up one-on-one courses based on an outline that … Continue readingReading, Independent or self-directed courses
After completing a B.A. in First Peoples Studies (with a minor in Anthropology) at Concordia University, I wanted to continue my studies at the graduate level. Unfortunately, in the province … Continue readingApplying to Concordia’s Individualized (INDI) Program
Kwe kwe, After initiating this thread of posts on my experiences in university, this is the first thing that has come to mind. I was raised by a multi-generational family … Continue readingTired of just reading and writing!
Kwe Sewakwé:kon, It has been difficult for me to get in the habit of posting regularly but I have emerged from the comfort of my quiet life to share some … Continue readingFirst Post – Grad Studies Topic
Today was my last official day at the Kahnawà:ke Education Center office as the Skátne Enionkwaió’ten Community Language Plan Coordinator. As a member of Tewaharátat Tsi Niionkwarihò:ten (community language & … Continue readingMy last official day with Skátne Enionkwaió’ten
On April 26, 2018, our team based at the Kahnawà:ke Education Center working under the project title, Skátne Enionkwaió’ten “We will all work together” launched a five-year strategic plan for … Continue readingCommunity Language Plan Coordinator, Skátne Enionkwaió’ten
So it’s been difficult to add the posts and pages that I have planned for she walks about but I have been busy! I am currently the Skátne Enionkwaió’ten Language … Continue readingSkátne Enionkwaió’ten – Why I’ve been so quiet!!
It takes some courage to present an idea to a business or organization. I was nervous to approach Concordia’s Hive Café Solidarity Cooperative but I tracked down the coordinator at … Continue readingLaunching Solidarity Food Movement at Concordia’s Hive!
In my last post I explained what happened with a classmate at Concordia who was basically silently starving on campus. I met several others who had similar stories, some who … Continue readingThe Sting of Shame & New Ideas