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ZAINAB AMADAHY READS FROM HER BOOK “WIELDING THE FORCE: THE SCIENCE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE”

Zainab Amadahy was featured on blackcoffeepoet.com in 2010.  She read an amazing poem called Bones and was part of one of the best interviews that year. I had the pleasure of speaking alongside Zainab in December 2012 about the racism … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ZAINAB AMADAHY AUTHOR OF “WIELDING THE FORCE: THE SCIENCE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE”

Zainab Amadahy is an author, singer/songwriter and educator. Among her publications are Indigenous Peoples and Black Peoples in Canada for Breaching the Colonial Contract. She also contributed to Strong Women’s Stories: Native Vision and Community Survival and authored the feminist … Continue reading

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WIELDING THE FORCE: THE SCIENCE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

Wielding the Force: The Science of Social Justice By Zainab Amadahy Reviewed by May Lui This is a remarkable book that aims to widen the reader’s understanding of  paradigms such as thinking in binaries, valuing the material over the relational, … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH NISHNAABEG ACADEMIC LEANNE SIMPSON

Leanne Betasamosake Simpson is a writer and scholar of Michi Saagiik Nishnaabeg ancestry and is a member of Alderville First Nation. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba, is an Adjunct Professor in Indigenous Studies at Trent University … Continue reading

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HONOURING ABORIGINAL HISTORY MONTH 2012: DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK: STORIES OF NISHNAABEG RE-CREATION, RESURGENCE, AND A NEW EMERGENCE

DANCING ON OUR TURTLE’S BACK: STORIES OF NISHNAABEG RE-CREATION RESURGENCE AND A NEW EMERGENCE By Leanne Simpson Review by Zainab Amadahy Telling a writer “I couldn’t put your book down,” is normally a compliment.  Telling an author that “I had … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 2012: THOUGHTS ON BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND THE FEBRUARY 14TH RALLY FOR THE 800+ MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN IN CANADA

February 2012: Thoughts On Black History Month and the February 14th Rally For the 800+ Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada By Jorge Antonio Vallejos We’re two days away from the end of February.  It’s been an interesting 27 … Continue reading

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ZAINAB AMADAHY READS HER POETRY

I met Zainab in 2005 at an Indigenous solidarity meeting.  We immediately connected. The past five years has seen us attend many political events together, engage in long conversations on the phone and over coffees while discussing mixed race identity, … Continue reading

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