In Australia, Song Has Power

Understanding the Dreamtime

Indigenous Australians like Bill store cultural memory, law and survival in the songs that guide every part of life, from marriage and inheritance to knowledge of medicine, hunting and the stars, all contained within an intricate mythology.

The Suffering of Canada’s Indigenous People

The Suffering of Canada’s Indigenous People

It began when my mother was apprehended and taken to residential school at the age of 7, where she stayed for seven years without once going home. I cannot even imagine all that my Mama lost. How could one know how to parent when all you knew growing up was a concentration camp run by nuns and priests?