Posts from April 2016

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What is UNDRIP? The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday, 13 September 2007, by a majority of 144 states in favour, 4 votes against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) and 11 abstentions (Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, […]

Pay It Forward: Are We Also Oppressing Natives?

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By Sameh Helmy April 1, 2016 Re-posted with permission What I’ve heard my Muslim peers say about Indigenous Canadians: Nothing. Well, I did hear a couple of things. At least since I’ve started the conversation. But 1. I don’t really want to call out a friend who said something oppressive in public and 2. “Nothing” […]

Bishop Logan’s Sacred Journey – Re-Entering the Land

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Bishop Logan McMenamie is taking his church on a journey of repentance, and he laced up his hiking boots to do it. On Easter Sunday, McMenamie, the Anglican bishop for the diocese covering Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and Kingcome Inlet, finished a 480-kilometre walk from Alert Bay to Victoria. His goal was to begin […]