Reading about the Creator’s game

The Warriors is a children’s novel by Abenaki author and storyteller Joseph Bruchac. In this contemporary story, Jake Forrest, a 12-year-old Iroquois boy, tries to balance his reservation upbringing in an urban setting.
The story begins with Jake playing his favourite sport, lacrosse, at his home community’s arena.

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Who represents me, asks Mohawk man

BRANTFORD – A member of the Kanienkehaka (Mohawk Nation), living within the city of Brantford has begun a neighbourhood association. On its agenda is clearing up a number of assumptions on the part of Mayor Chris Friel and his council as well as Conservative MP Phil McColeman and Liberal MPP Dave Levac.

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“Reality store” simulates future life`

OHSWEKEN – Students from Emily C. General elementary school got a chance to role play their future lives last Wednesday. The Student Reality Store is a simulation program developed by educator Erinn Monture-Drysdale that gives school children a glimpse into what their future might hold for them.

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I’ve kept my mouth shut for a long time.
I didn’t dare publicly acknowledge the lives and deaths of people like Kenneth Chamberlain Sr, Trayvon Martin, John Crawford III, Eric Garner, Mike Brown, Tamir Rice and so many others.
Why? I was always taught to not be the Angry Black Woman. To not “pull the race card.

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Time seems to move just a little faster for anyone in the newspaper business. At least that is how it seems. You just get last week’s paper “put to bed” as it were, and next weeks paper is screaming for attention like a hungry hatchling.

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