Watch Your Step

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“Watch your step,” we were told by our soft-spoken guide. And then a second time as we drew in close to see what he was referring to: “Watch where you step—this is a mass grave; you cannot step here.” The second time, I turned my gaze from the mossy rise of green in front of […]

The Reason You Walk

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Kinew, Wab. The Reason You Walk: A Memoir. Viking, 2015. Ningosha anishaa wenji-bimoseyan (I am the reason you walk). These Anishinaabe words form the title of author Wab Kinew’s first book.  How fitting that this accomplished CBC journalist and media spokesperson would use the ancient language of his people to title this book, the same […]