January 28, 2017
It’s fitting, I think, that I came to understand the true nature of my colonized identity through a history of the United States.
October 16, 2016
It never occurred to me that colonialism also had a role to play. That isn’t too surprising, I guess. A sickness has to be named before it can be diagnosed.
June 30, 2016
Here’s the strange thing. My grandmother was an Indian, she presented herself to my class as an Indian, but it never occurred to me that I was an Indian too.
April 24, 2016
It is only the Western colonial obsession with the “racial” purity of blood that cuts off my ties -- our ties -- to a shared history we should all call our own.
January 14, 2015
My question to you: Is Stephen Harper a symptom of what ails Ottawa or the cause?
June 18, 2012
As long as I’ve had any understanding of Canadian history and politics, I’ve also believed — almost reflexively — that “the Two Solitudes” is a natural and essential feature of Canadian society. And why not? From grade school history class to the front pages of the national media, everywhere we’re told, French and English Canadians […]