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Animal Advocacy Camp 2014

Last update on March 7, 2014.

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I'm so happy to be a sponsor for this years Animal Advocacy Camp. I have been to the last two AAC's and had a blast and learned so much from other activists. Each year it gets better and I can't wait to attend this one.

I'm very excited about this years Opening and closing speakers.

Saturday:

Jo-Anne McArthur (photographer, We Animals, The Ghosts in Our Machine)

Sara Dubois (Chief Scientific Officer , BC SPCA)

Sunday:

Dylan Powell (Marineland Animal Defense, #OurScars, Live Free Collective)

Lisa Hutcheon (Small Animal Rescue ...

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Orange Shirt Day Update

Last update on Sept. 8, 2016.

Orange Shirt Day was a great success! Kristin and I raised $365 for www.ReconciliationCanada.ca! Yippe! I'm in such good spirits that I'm going to pitch in the extra cash to make it an even $400.

It feels really amazing to be able to raise that kind of money and awareness for a cause I believe in. Thank you so much to everyone that purchased a shirt and is raising an awareness about Orange Shirt Day. Thank you to Phyllis Webstad for sharing her story and creating Orange Shirt Day. 

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Idle No More - October 7th

Last update on Oct. 9, 2013.

Yesterday was The 250-year Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation of 1763; a perfect time for Idle No More to continue to shed light on former and present day issues. Hundreds of people gathered at the Art Gallery in downtown Vancouver to listen to speakers voice their concerns. I was very proud when I saw my Uncle Eddie Gardner take the mic and talk about the salmon fish farms in our BC waters and encourage everyone to join him in Duncan to protest. We are of Sto:lo ancestry which means we are children of the salmon and ...

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Orange Shirt Day - September 30th

Last update on Sept. 8, 2016.

Orange Shirt Day is September 30th. This year I designed an orange shirt to honour the children who survived Indian Residential Schools - and to remember those who didn't make it home. During National Reconciliation week this year, I heard the story behind Orange Shirt Day as told by a Residential School survivor, Phyllis (Jack) Webstad (her story, below).

With Phyllis' blessing, we purchased, screened and will sell these story-telling shirts this year... and $5 from every shirt will be donated to www.ReconciliationCanada.ca to continue the work they do to support IRS survivors and their ...

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NEC Awards Gala 2013

Last update on June 1, 2013.

NEC Awards Gala 2013

Last night I attended the Native Education Colleges(NEC) Gala and was a representative for the Northwest Coast Jewellery Arts Progarm(NCJA). I was happy to come and demonstrate my craft and I love meeting people and sharing my passion.After an hour of showcasing the NCJA Program it was on to the main event in the beautiful NEC entrance and lobby. The welcoming song by Jeff Dan, Musqueam Nation set the stage for the rest of the evening. It was heart warming to hear about all the award recipients and their stories. I really connected to a lot of ...

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