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Fellow settlers: we need to talk.

So…. Some well-meaning folks have contacted me asking me to make buttons that have a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) theme or, more recently, buttons pertaining to confirmation of the remains of 215 children who were students of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. (This blog post was written after the first recovery in Kamloops, […]

Humble, and ready to fumble

Last week I attended a Small Business Townhall put on by It featured 6 speakers and discussed how small business owners can move forward after the #amplifymelanatedvoices campaign. It was a question on a lot of people’s minds. How do you balance promoting your own business while committing to continuing to work against racism and towards […]

Shopping Responsibly: Black Lives Matter

Dear fellow white people: If you’re going to buy “Black Lives Matter” related things (shirts, buttons, whatever)… The absolute bare minimum level of allyship you should be expressing is buying those things from a black maker/business. Otherwise, you are literally part of the problem. Your “allyship” is merely creating yet another way for white folks […]