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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Ottawa Citizen Review: A powerful memorial to missing and murdered aboriginal women

Yesterday, I visited Carleton University to see the Exhibit Walking with Our Sisters and it was a powerful experience.  I went with some students from the Urban Cohort and University of Ottawa and we passed through the space, viewing the vamps, pieces of unfinished mocassins.

The exhibit brought back for me the words of poet Chrystos, who said, "my purpose [in writing] is to make it as clear & as inescapably as possible, what the conditions of our lives are" (Not Vanishing, 1988).  The Ottawa Citizen featured a wonderful review of the exhibit including the pictures I've posted here.  


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