I Am Fine

Misok | on my own two feet
Tautuk | that I am different
Tamatsiatik | they watch with their eyes, own burdens
It is okay, asinnepuk.
We do not need to be one to keep on living.
Nakak.
Me, I am fine.

M.

MISOK-ABLE TO LAND
TAUTUK-ABLE TO SEE
TAMATSIATIK-ALL OF THEM
ASINNEPUK-WITH SOMEONE ELSE, NOT ME
NAKAK-BREAK IN TWO

Reviving a Nation: Mi’Kmaq blog

I can’t believe I forgot to blog about this! During the last semester of college my friend Carol Hopkins and I took on a special project to helpĀ preserveĀ the Mi’Kmaq way of life, including oral histories, by way of a blog. We spoke to many people about their experiences within the culture and were graciously donated rights to photos which have been posted on flickr (note the side bar). Take a look at our blog and please leave a comment!

NunatuKavut

I’m not sure if I mentioned this in any other blog post, but I am a member of NunatuKavut, formerly named the Labrador Metis. I’m in the process of writing a research paper on NunatuKavut and I am looking for some direction. I’d like to know if any of you are familiar with the group – and if so, do you know of any resources (books, articles, recordings) that would help me out with my paper?

Shamefully, I don’t know a lot about this group that I belong to; but I can tell you one thing, and that’s what I do know I’m proud of.

I noticed today that I have 112 people following my blog via email. I wouldn’t have noticed that except I added the ‘follow blog via email’ widget today and was blown away! Thank you for following me.

I’m off to do a little research for this paper & come up with a topical outline for what I’m going to write. When it’s finished, I’ll upload a copy in a new page I will be titling “Works”.

Here are some links to stories I’ve written recently:

No two photographers are alike

Corner Brook blog takes home best overall blog award

Author overwhelmed by his ‘awesome’ success

Enjoy the remainder of your Sunday, and all the best for the coming week.

M.