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The Church Gave Explorers a Legal Justification in 1452:

The Doctrine of Discovery Yesterday, during Pope Francis’ public mass in Quebec, a banner was raised in silent protest. So, here’s the question: if the Pope rescinds the Doctrine of Discovery (effectively taking away the authority to conquer lands and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Comes to Canada

Pilgrimage of Penance (July 24 – 29, 2022) Hopefully, the energy of a Papal apology for the Residential School scandal will show up on the ‘event’ chart: Yes, that works: the Moon being inconjunct to Pluto is perfect. Moon Inconjunct … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Title: “Indian in the Cabinet” (2021)

Jody Wilson-Raybould (March 23, 1971) I meant to buy and read this book earlier, but too many things got in the way, until today. I knew she was an honest woman, from the time of the SNC-Lavalin affair from more … Continue reading

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There’s a New Governor General in Canada

Mary Simon (August 21, 1947) She was sworn in yesterday as Canada’s 30th Governor General (the next highest person after the Queen, for those who don’t know these things). The fact that Mary Simon is indigenous is a big deal: … Continue reading

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The Man Credited with Creating Canada

Samuel de Champlain (August 13, 1567 – December 25, 1635) When I was young, I knew all about this man, but I was never impressed with his story. I always wondered why. But I know better now. As this chart … Continue reading

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The Seven Directions

Lakota Wisdom: Circle of Life. The chart above shows the seven directions being matched with our seven chakras. I’m not sure that I totally agree with the Center being linked with the 6th chakra, because it so much more likely … Continue reading

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