Happy National Aboriginal Day (Canada)!

Today, 21 June, is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. It is a day to celebrate Canada’s (or Turtle Island – for all of North America) Indigenous culture (read more here). This year, the National Aboriginal Day celebrates its 20th anniversary. Out...

Happy Thanksgiving or Happy Colonialism Day?

First of all, Happy Thanksgiving to my American followers and readers! I hope all of you are enjoying your Thanksgiving meal with family and/or friends! I found this illustration through one of my friends’ friend about the first ‘Americans’ who...

Endangered Languages and Dialects

Half of the 6,000 plus spoken languages today will disappear by the end of the century. – UNESCO You’ve heard of endangered species but you might not have heard of endangered languages. I assure you that I did not make...