Monday, 12 November 2012

war & memoir

Through his art, activism, and life story, Nadjiwon has engaged in a lifelong struggle for dignity and self-determination. His frank and probing autobiography is a powerful reminder to Canadians that Remembrance Day not only commemorates sacrifice through war, but ultimately the quest of the human spirit for a life of justice, dignity and meaning.
~ Wilmer Nadjiwon's Many Battles, read the whole article  (image source)
Wilmer Nadjiwon, Neither Wolf, Nor Dog: An Ojibway Elder’s Tales of Residential School, Wartime Service, First Nations Politics, and Some Experiences with the Great Spirit (The Tobermory Press)

Visit Vicky Grant's site for more about the video, "Being 18" + to see the whole picture/full frame

ATA spitfire women/Uploaded by
Check out the Spitfire Women | Knowledge Network +

Visit the BC Aboriginal Veterans & Serving Members (image source) for a great playlist & more images

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