Your daily inspiration
Few things scare the ones who truly realize the depth of what they have survived.
When a procedural rule prevents progress or resolution, the rule is the problem!
Before the comment, consider the person on the other side of your words.
Your value was gifted to you on the day you were born. No one can take that away, unless you give them the power to.
I am nothing like the woman I once was … but I needed her tears and pains to get here.
On this day and going forward, please remember that inclusivity and reconciliation are so much more than a logo on a website … or the side of a train.
We must remember who we were before “the schools” or the teachings of the schools will continue to resonate in our lives and communities.
To move forward, sometimes you have to return to where you were, to pick up what you forgot.
No matter the intent, the subject matter, or the location; if it’s a bunch of white people teaching Indigenous youth, it’s assimilation. It literally cannot be anything else!
The Learning Curve
“The Learning Curve” hosted by Sandi Boucher is designed to increase understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the Thunder Bay area. Watch her on Shaw Community TV – Channel 10 or check out past shows on The Learning Curve Facebook page or on Sandi’s Youtube channel.