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‘I Am a Metis Woman’


“I am a Metis woman. A half breed. What is called a “road allowance Indian“. Too white for the rez and too dark for the suburbs.

“I have been told many times in my life that I am too white skinned to be considered Indian by the very Indians that scream “racism“. Isn’t that racist against “half” of your own?

“I have been told I am too dark skinned to be considered white by many white people. Again. I am “half” of those people, too. Continue reading ‘I Am a Metis Woman’

‘More Mohawk Discrimination…’


“If a Mohawk couple adopts a child who is not ‘indigenous’, the adoptive parents have committed an “offence”, according to a new law in Kahnawake, Que. ERBLMoreMohawkDiscrimination800x800“The adoptive parents will lose their rights as Kahnawake Mohawks — which include voting here, living here, being buried here.

“Those same parents, who sacrificed, changed their lives and reached out to make something so delicate as an adoption happen, will pay for that decision dearly, according to a new amendment to the Kahnawake membership law…

“Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Continue reading ‘More Mohawk Discrimination…’