The Messiahs of a Generation: Hip-hop Music & Indigenous Resurgence

This post is meant to accompany a playlist of Indigenous Hip-hop, but if you want to jump straight into the music now, click here: The Messiahs of a Generation: Hip-hop Music & Indigenous Resurgence Kendrick. Lauryn. De La Soul. Kanye. Missy. Jay-Z. Frank Ocean. Chance. Childish Gambino. If you’re hanging out with me and my friends, […]

Living in Canada’s post(/neo)-colonial period: Calling home “home” as a settler on indigenous land

What does it mean to call a place “home”? What spaces have we appropriated as our own through our non-indigenous privilege? How do we recognize indigenous rights to a territory and what actions of solidarity should we take as people of settler descent? How do we reconcile the wrongdoings of colonizers yet continue to be […]

The beginning of a new chapter

  As I write this, I can see the coastline of my home island, framed below by evergreen trees and, above, the Olympic mountains. The ocean has always been home to me, both literally and figuratively. At the start of third year, I had no idea where I wanted to go for my placement. As […]