Statement by Educators for Social Justice: An author should not be made to re-write or sanitize her work in order to sugar-coat Canada’s history of the genocide of Indigenous people. The DEECD should recognize this and renew contact with Rebecca Thomas and her publisher to continue forward with a bulk purchase of her book in its original form.
PSA: The Power of Poetry: Celebrating Rita Joe. With Rebecca Thomas, Theresa Meuse, Shalan Joudry, Raymond Sewell, Ann Joe
One of several very powerful moments at the Halifax Women’s March was Mi’kmaq woman, activist, and poet Rebecca Thomas’ performance of For all the women out there who were never believed. Here it is, re- published with her kind permission.
Rebecca Thomas trying to get Halifax councillors to recognize their sense of entitlement and white supremacy. It’s an uphill battle.