Category: Rez Notes

A winter worthy of its name

Wow… what a winter! My shovel is my best friend these days and like most of our best friends, it’s there when I need it. These past few months brings back old memories of weather like this. However, I didn’t […]

Surfing for faith

One’s faith is determined by the belief in one person or a collective. One’s faith can grow and expand onto others quickly, some take centuries to flourish, some are done in secret and some right out in the open. Whatever […]

Tea & Bannock: Mary

I moved up north, over a year ago, for many reasons. Nuuhkum was one of them. Because of life circumstances, I grew up away from her. I’ve always been very close to my grandparents on my mom’s side, but nuuhkum […]

January chilling

The New Year seems to have crept by this year, lingering on for a week or so before I noticed any real action in terms of people heading back to work again. The weather is a little ornery though and […]

Disaster free

As the New Year approaches, we now see that 2018 was a fairly calamity-free year. No real doomsday indicators popped up. Perhaps a green comet buzzing by, but that’s about it. Except of course these events: North and South Korea […]

First and Last

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.” – President Barack Obama, September 23, 2014 Quite a mouthful to swallow! Considering the world we see changing […]

Oh Christmas Mulch

This Christmas I’ve decided to go a little greener and a little more Scroogier. Not that I don’t like Christmas, but I don’t get off on all the materialistic stuff with the waste that ends up slowly killing our planet. […]

You ill what you eat

I once observed my nephew conduct an observation study on a burger from a very popular fast food chain (starts with an M, ends with an s). In his study, he purchased the popular beef burger and kept it in […]

Alive and well

Eons ago, at the end of the last century, a small troupe of youthful artists got together and came up with the idea of going for it, yes, carrying out their dreams. One fine lad dreamt of becoming a big-time […]

State of the nation

Travelling on the James Bay Highway this past month brings back several memories. From the small wolves to the supersized ones, from dodging herds of caribou with our vehicle while going to tournaments and even stopping to gaze at the […]