Entries by Chelsea Vowel from 02/2012

Hey You in the Headdress, Know What it Means?

| Posted 02.10.2012 | Canada

It is okay to find our stuff beautiful, because it is. It is okay to admire our culture. However I then think it is reasonable to ask that if you admire a culture, you should learn more about it. Especially when the details are so much more fascinating than say, outdated stereotypes.

Oxycontin Shortage Will Spell Catastrophe On Reserves

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Canada Politics

There is a prescription drug-use epidemic in First Nations communities, that for years the government has ignored. Now Health Canada has announced its phasing out Oxycontin funding to reserves, with no mention of resources to help deal with what is about to be a flood of people with addictions going through serious withdrawal.