Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Blog posts related to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Dear Indigenous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Trans, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S+) Youth; I write this letter to you and at some subconscious level, I write this letter to a younger version of myself. The words I write here are meant to offer hope and to remind you of the strength, beauty, and wisdom that was inherited. […]
I have these childhood memories of dancing, closing my eyes, and hoping that with the right sequence of steps and grace, I could call forth the rain. Then, there it was. The raindrops kissing my skin. The mud caressing my feet. My body bursting with joy and laughter being liberated. I remember the strike of […]
Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Indigenous Peoples’ Day (IPD) is an active replacement of ‘Columbus Day’. Personally, Indigenous People’s Day is about the recognition of the resilience of my people, my ancestors, and all of those who have ever been oppressed. IPD is the acknowledgment of our history, our heritage, and our contribution to a ‘global […]