ᓂᑲᐃᐧᕀ Drank herself gone

“Wanda John-Kehewin (at left) uses words in both Cree and English to find her righteous anger and fight colonial oppression in her latest collection of poetry. Reviewed here by Carellin Brooks.FULL STORY



For the love of …

May 02nd, 2023

What to do when you leave a long-time job and then shortly afterwards your long-time relationship ends? In the case of Oriane Lee Johnston, former program director for the Hollyhock Leadership Centre on Cortes Island for 16 years, she googled “Africa + Horses + Volunteer” as she relates in her memoir The Geography of Belonging: A Love Story of Horses and Africa (Salmonberry $25). The resulting journey led her to Zimbabwe, a wildlife safari on horseback, an enduring love affair with an African horseman, a wilderness conservation project and a new lease on life. While Cortes Island is still her home, Johnston continues to return to the families, communities and wild places in Zimbabwe that she writes about. 9781777149222

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