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journey

Journey

To the ones who want to know the culture without having to know the savage Why don’t you take my skin colour also? Because as a kid, my complexion was a r...
christi belcourt, water song, reconciliation, justin trudeau

Opinion

Do I think Justin Trudeau is the nicest and best Prime Minister Canada has maybe ever had? Yep. Do I think it will stop Canada from destroying land, polluting w...
memories, angelina mcleod

Memories

I come from where the water glistens Loons wailing to each other in the distance, The morning dew refreshes my nostrils My ears twitch to the echoes o...
prison window

Someday

Behind the Wall features submissions from our relatives incarcerated inside the criminal justice system. This poem is from Leanne Henderson, a member of the Str...
test

Recovery

recovery of mother tongues reclaiming of ceremonies begins with recovering ourselves allowing allies to walk the journey uncovering the lies and deceit...
JackieJ

Tree

Original artwork by Jackie Traverse, Anishinaabe artist 'Jackie Traverse is a multidiscipline artist working in many mediums from painting in oils and acryli...
little sister

Little Sister

Little sister I see you even if you have yet to see yourself Even if you mask yourself in fragments of untruths of you Even when you cloak yourself because...
POEM

Untitled Poem

I wonder who stares back at you when you look at yourself in the mirror As I felt you approaching I sensed evil was getting nearer Did you think by rippin...
lenard daniel crump crop

Brothers

I have three brothers and all three of them are currently incarcerated. My brothers have all been in and out of jail since they were twelve years old, for petty...
coming homer

Lucky Ones

I’m one of the lucky ones I get to live this life with anger in my heart And every day I breathe I feel my soul torn apart I’m one of the lucky ones...