The guest blogger who joins regular BILD member Heather Phipps this week, Stéphanie Pain, tells us that she is “une enseignante et étudiante en Maîtrise à La Cité et à la Faculté d’éducation à l’Université de Regina en Saskatchewan. Je prépare une thèse en études curriculaire sous la direction de Dre Heather Phipps.” Fascinée par […]
Heather Phipps, affiliate BILD member, is now at the University of Regina. We have missed Heather’s blog posts, and look forward to more. The dramatic musical production of Riel’s Heart of the North had its world premiere on March 9th, 2019 in Regina, Saskatchewan. This creative work by Métis poet Dr. Suzanne Steele (Gaudry) and […]
Now more than ever, we need art to inspire hope and change in the world. The arts—poetry, music, literature, visual works, film and other forms—enable us to feel emotion, gain the perspective of another, challenge assumptions, and provoke new ways of thinking and understanding.
I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure. –Virginia Woolf
Be strong, O paddle! be brave, canoe! The reckless waves you must plunge into. Reel, reel, On your trembling keel, But never a fear my craft will feel – E. Pauline Johnson, The Song My Paddle Sings