In troubling times like that, my thoughts travel to a memory and my heartfelt wish that I had a magic wand …
I am awake, I am alive, as three little words dance in my head, enticing my brain to consider them …
I dared to ask – what if this is it? What if this is the way of the new world?
Dilution happens each time an incident, action, or occurrence is shared on social media and instead of focusing on the shared event, the comments attempt to throw it into a sea of related (or unrelated) issues, essentially diluting it.
Sandi’s story followed a path all too common for Indigenous women, a path that included career success while hiding the violence, poverty, and alcoholism that rocked her family to their core.