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Portrait: Sue Deranger – Activist

Portrait: Sue Deranger – Activist

Posted by Robert van Waarden | On: Jan 9, 2015 | In:

What keeps me going are the generations to come and my love for Mother Earth. When she is hurt I feel it, it makes me cry. The more Mother Earth is off balance the crazier the world is. I believe a lot of what is happening now and why the world is so insane is because Mother Earth is off...

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Portrait: Phillip Gardner – Elder

Portrait: Phillip Gardner – Elder

Posted by Robert van Waarden | On: Jan 8, 2015 | In:

The first and foremost hope I have is that with the young people coming up and getting educated we will really have Indian control. Control of our education, economic development and real control over a share of the resources within our Treaty...

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Portrait: Kyla Farmer – Arts Professional

Portrait: Kyla Farmer – Arts Professional

Posted by Robert van Waarden | On: Jan 7, 2015 | In:

Individuals have to have that drive, that courage and that choice to go against the norm. Figure out what is really important in your life. What are you chasing and is it because you have been conditioned? How do you really want to live? Can you do that in a way that your grandkids won’t be saying, “fuck you, you just lived in this crazy way that put my generation in...

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Portrait: Cynthia Calusic – Artiste

Portrait: Cynthia Calusic – Artiste

Posted by Robert van Waarden | On: Jan 6, 2015 | In:

J’ai vécu « l’expérience » TransCanada il y a dix ans lorsqu’ils voulaient implanter un port méthanier, et cela a vraiment été désagréable car ils ont détruit le tissus social de nos petites municipalités. Cela a été très difficile à vivre au quotidien. La cohésion sociale est vitale pour développer nos régions, mais tout était basé sur des mensonges. Aujourd’hui, l’histoire se répète, mais nous sommes beaucoup plus nombreux à ne pas les...

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Portrait: Bob Smoker – Spiritualist, Medicine Man

Portrait: Bob Smoker – Spiritualist, Medicine Man

Posted by Robert van Waarden | On: Jan 5, 2015 | In:

Perhaps we have to look at life inward for that answer. For a settlement of compromise, compassion, love, kindness. That’s how you create your walk on the earth. Go in the gentlest way possible.  Simple little words that our grandfathers, our grandmothers taught us when we were children. But we broke ’em all. To move ahead, perhaps we have to move...

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