Once again, we are fundraising and walking “virtually” in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC) and their “Light the Night” walk to help bring an end to cancer.
The 2021 conference theme was entitled, “Grounding Our Indigenous Spirit” and called upon participants to reflect on the diverse ways Indigenous rights are embedded in activism, culture, language and healing.
In the long battle for racial justice, a glimmer of hope appeared this week as an American jury found former police officer, Derek Chauvin, guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
We are human beings. That’s what steward Valrie Francis hopes people understand about BLM. The fact that Valrie needed to remind people of our common humanity also speaks to the tremendous work that still needs to be done.