"In light of what happened, I think for the sake of witnesses, there should be a couple people on each team. I wouldn't want anyone there alone," she [Tania Cameron] said.
The focus on safety comes after a Thunder Bay woman was assaulted, and the attackers made reference to the Idle No More movement taking place across the country.
"On the day I am blue,
I go again to the wood where the tree is swaying,
Arms touching you like a friend,
And the sound of the wind so alone like I am;
Whispers here, whispers there,
Come and just be my friend. ”
October Song, Rita Joe’s last poem found on her
from Rita Joe [pdf]
Kinnie Starr, Bonfires
+ Poems of Rita Joe (1978)