Final Thoughts on Seven Fallen Feathers

It's been awhile since I read and wrote parts 1 and 2 pertaining to this book for the #voicEDReads Summer Book Club. Summer is long over, but there's a reason I have taken so long. I have spent the last couple months digesting everything that I read and I have come to the conclusion that I found…

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Thoughts on Seven Fallen Feathers Part 2

Hurting from the Before Mental Health and wellness supports need improvement throughout the province overall. Stigma, lack of education, long waiting lists and "band aid" solutions - including lip service without the necessary backing - riddle positive progress. The situation in Indigenous communities as shown through this chapter are even more abysmal. Isolation may be…

Thoughts on Seven Fallen Feathers Part 1

Notes from a blind man. The community support and strength is inspiring. In contrast, the ignorance, cover-up, illogicality, and botched police work is reprehensible. Why Chanie Ran While I was aware that status rights were stripped from women who married white men and from those who moved off the reserve, I was astonished and angered…