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Si’em’ nu Ts’ lhhwulmuhw marks first year on radio with award

June 29th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Si’em’ nu Ts’ lhhwulmuhw marks first year on radio with award)

picture 637_twitterpfr banner workingSi’em’ nu Ts’ lhhwulmuhw (My Honoured Fellow Native People) honoured as “a show for the communities and very important for connecting and continuing traditions in villages” (Image by Kenny Brault)

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For one night, turn your back on comfort and not on our youth

May 10th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on For one night, turn your back on comfort and not on our youth)

picture 630pfr banner workingOver 20% of homeless youth in Canada identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer or Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2S). Egale is organizing an OUT at Night “spend a night outdoors” fundraiser on May 30th to help get kids shelter.

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The ‘father of Cascadia’ has mapped the woven depth and breadth of the bioregion

May 5th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on The ‘father of Cascadia’ has mapped the woven depth and breadth of the bioregion)

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pfr banner workingEvery place, as with every person, has its own story to tell. For “A place is a story that happens many times,” as the Oregon writer Kim Stafford reminds us. [Cascadia Institute]

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Bev Sellars, chief of Xat’sull First Nation in Williams Lake, and her remarkable memoir

January 19th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Bev Sellars, chief of Xat’sull First Nation in Williams Lake, and her remarkable memoir)

bev sellarsChief Bev Sellars is winner of the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness for her book “They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School”

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Justice, not torture: challenging solitary confinement in Canadian prisons

January 19th, 2015 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Justice, not torture: challenging solitary confinement in Canadian prisons)

Ashley Smith in cellThe BC Civil Liberties Association and the John Howard Society of Canada have launched a constitutional challenge to the use of solitary confinement in Canadian federal prisons 

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Mapping community footprints from past a help for future

August 28th, 2014 | Posted by pfmarchive in uncategorized - (Comments Off on Mapping community footprints from past a help for future)