Tag Archives: fasting

Invitation: Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Event at Rideau High School

I hope this post finds you well. After eight extremely busy weeks I was more than worn out. I truly felt like my wings had been clipped and that climbing the sky wasn’t going to happen again for me at … Continue reading

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Hero – Are You One?

A white man I have a lot of respect for mentioned to me recently that he doesn’t believe Chief Theresa Spence was really on a liquid fast for 44 days. “Looked too healthy at the end of it,” he snorted. … Continue reading

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Chief Spence: The Fast is Complete

Chief Spence has ended her fast, the ceremony is complete. But far into the many tomorrows will the benefits of her sacrifice run like painted mustangs on an open range. Our thoughts which bring tears, our tears which bring a … Continue reading

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Chief Spence: The Fasting Ritual

The men of Millhaven Institution’s (CSC) Native Brotherhood have found a hero, perhaps for the first time in their lives. Chief Theresa Spence has become a mighty source of inspiration into their rehabilitation goals. Her messages to them is that violence only … Continue reading

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