Every Child Matters

Imagine losing your babies for no other reason than that your family heritage tracks back to pre-contact. We are at more than ONE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED AND FIVE children who were scooped and never went home. Let that number sit with you. Hold it in your heart, and listen to what Indigenous people are telling … Continue reading Every Child Matters

Freckles for Summer

These freckles tell me that summer is here… Oh, and you know, the unprecedented 42° C weather that is hitting Metro Vancouver. #freckles #freckleface #bigeye #bigeyes #blueeyedgirl #mygirl #mamalife #momlife #heatwave #heatwavevancouver2021 #surewhynot #vancouver #yvr

Don’t you dare be surprised.

Why the hell are we surprised??? We should be angry. We should be ashamed. We should be apologetic. We should be seeking reconciliation. But we should NOT be surprised. We live in a country where indigenous peoples consistently and repeatedly annihilated for hundreds of years. The existence of Canada has only been accomplished by destroying … Continue reading Don’t you dare be surprised.

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Posted• @saraellemua ℍ𝕒𝕡𝕡𝕪 ℕ𝕒𝕥𝕚𝕠𝕟𝕒𝕝 𝕀𝕟𝕕𝕚𝕘𝕖𝕟𝕠𝕦𝕤 ℙ𝕖𝕠𝕡𝕝𝕖𝕤 𝔻𝕒𝕪⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀On this day, we celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, outstanding achievements, and valuable contributions to society by the nation's Indigenous peoples. in Canada, we have 3 Aboriginal groups - the First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples. personally, my family has lineage in the Mi'kmaq First Nations tribe.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀This celebratory … Continue reading Happy Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Happy Father’s Day 2021

Happy Father’s Day to everyone. There are so many ways to show up in a person’s life and so many ways to be a dad. In my family alone there are many versions of this - my kids have their dad, their grandad (my dad), their Uncle Ty, and many other surrogate uncles who all … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day 2021