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  • Many victims hitchhiked because they lived on or near rural reserve areas with no public transportation. | photo by Jessica Yee


    report from British Columbiabuilding a highway of hope

    by Jessica Yee | May 13, 2008

    The Highway of Tears community forums have travelled across British Columbia, bringing messages of empowerment through pride of culture to youth living in remote regions. We have been blessed to witness the incredible force of youth, who simply need an avenue to make their voices heard. We can assure you that they are ready to take on the world, and change it for the better.  read more

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  • September 22: fall equinox

    by Pat Hacker

    All religious traditions seem to have legends about going into the underworld to return again – a symbolic theme of death and rebirth that appears in a lot of popular films, too. The most famous and loved myth of the fall equinox and autumn season is that of Demeter and Persephone. One of devotion, faith, determination and sisterhood, it is a story about women. It is also the best way to understand why we have winter. read more