My mom was often tasked with doing the readings, as she was the best at it, she was a good story teller. Ironically as I got into my late teen years I took my mom’s position as the reader. Something I always found strange was all the women that were
The apology reminds us that those who control the narrative have the power to change the world for everyone in it. By framing Pîhtokahanapiwiyin as a violent, treasonous villain, early settler's helped to enshrine fear and hatred of the Indigenous people of the area.
"At the same time, I see the same sense of nervousness and fear of wanting to do this work right and not cause more harm throughout settler educators and students. I feel this same sentiment myself as I stumble my way down this path. "