Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!!!

Hey Everyone,

It’s National Indigenous Peoples Day here in Canada, and given that I’m 3rd generation myself, I am dedicating today’s entry to my grandmother. She was Mi’kmaw, and a member of the Miawpukek First Nation. I’m currently a voting member of the reservation band council and have been for many years now.

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Bike Writer # 19 – Our Peace From Their War

100 faces, 100 years: Bronze memorial to fallen soldiers

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. – Marcus Garvey

The Brothers

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Eight tracks and underage,
hard rock for the teenage,
one summer eve, surrounded by kings.
They rolled their tokes,
shared loose smokes,
and bragged, of sweetheart flings.
I watched all night,
as they pal and fight.
Curse, and say foolish things.
Like “Play it again.”
said my uncle to a friend,
as we sat, listening, to those guitar strings.
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