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This is the print version of an article I wrote for The Dominion on the Beaver Pond Forest / South March Highlands. It is a 2-pg PDF file, which is designed for printing double-sided onto a single piece of paper (and making copies and distributing). But it is also good for reading online (there are […]

Fighting For The Forest By Greg Macdougall March 1, 2011 – an edited version of this article was published in the Peace and Environment News paper (Ottawa) On the last day of the first month of the UN-declared Year of the Forests, clear-cutting began on the Beaver Pond Forest, a section of the sacred and […]

So I was just at a workshop on ‘Cultural Appropriation’. I thought it’d be good, and it was, just not in the way I had thought. The facilitator was Jessica Yee (now Danforth). She told us why she’d started giving these workshops on Cultural Appropriation: She’d written an article published in/on Bitch Magazine. It got […]

Indigenous Sovereignty Week builds community-based resistance By Greg Macdougall October 26, 2009 – published on rabble.ca In November of last year, Indigenous activists and allies from across Canada came together in Winnipeg to form Defenders of the Land, a network of Indigenous communities and activists in land struggle across Canada. Out of this network came […]

Healthy Roots was a community building conference in the fall of 2003 at the University of Guelph … offering an opportunity for dialogue and learning on community issues.  Specific topics covered: Anti-poverty organizing – Community Gardening – Media – The Native experience – Building Communities – Urban Sprawl. —- Notes by Greg Macdougall —-   […]