Monthly Archives: January 2011

WHY HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABILITY GO HAND IN HAND

Part of the cult of modernism is that new is always better, and we are easily hoodwinked into thinking that any and all change is progressive. Yet when you walk in Regina or Saskatoon’s downtown you don’t always find the … Continue reading

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CO-EVOLVING WITH THE WOLVES: ANY IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY?

Ecological science confirms the interdependence of all life, what some spiritual traditions call “inter-being”. And the belief that humans are somehow ordained to do as we please with nature will be our ultimate folly. So we are going to need … Continue reading

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TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION RAISES BIG QUESTIONS

Recently I had the privilege of sitting in a two-day circle that included residential school survivors, Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) officials and United Church and local Kairos members. Several aboriginal men spoke of their ordeals as children in residential … Continue reading

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WHAT THE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS SAYS ABOUT NUCLEAR WASTES

There are many people across Saskatchewan that worry that a First Nations or Métis community will make a private deal with industry to create a nuclear dump in the province. This raises fundamental issues about protecting Aboriginal and Treaty Rights … Continue reading

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