When I was younger, I thought it would be the coolest thing to hang a hammock between the pillars holding up a bridge. To just hang in it while all the cars drove by. I remember the moment I thought this, because my dad and I were just starting our summer vacation. This memory is … More When I Was Younger. To Family and Childhood Friends.
I sometimes feel I am a product of the colonization of Indigenous Canadians. Or more so, what colonizing Aboriginal Peoples was intended to do. First, I am red-headed, fair-skinned, and freckled. My physical features are far from what the “norm”of being Indigenous, more specifically, being Inuk, looks like. This is a norm or prototype that most … More Transitioning