UNDER THE NORTHERN SKY: My New Year Gift To You

Xavier Kataquapit

By Xavier Kataquapit Mino-moo-koh-sheh-kee-shee-kah-oo Neh-sh-tah Mino-oosh-kee-poo-poo-n – This is the Cree way of saying ‘Merry Christmas and Happy New Year’. 2019 was quite a year and for we northerners up here in Ontario as it was full of snow and very cold winter temperatures and our summer was short. We all survived a nasty national election and ended up with a minority government with the Liberals in charge which is probably as good as it could get. This election campaign was very nasty with lots of hate, racism and bigotry coming from the far right and making huge use of social media. People I normally consider as open and kind were sharing terrible dark, nasty right wing attacks on social media, such as Facebook and that was disappointing. It seems…

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