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Chelsea Vowel

Articles by Chelsea Vowel


What Revolution Looks Like to Me

Much ado is made of our divisions and differences, and this is so successful because the narrative of our sameness is foundational to colonial policies. Our differences are only highlighted in terms of conflict, whether discussing historic conflicts between us, or political struggles between us today.Our differences are a..


The Natives Are Restless. Wondering Why?

Although thousands of indigenous people all over Canada rallied together under the banner of Idle No More on December 10th, there has been very little media coverage on the movement. Most of what is being said in the mainstream media is focused on Bill C-45. I'd like to it...


What’s In a Name, Urban Outfitters?

Although the specific legal principles involved may differ, use of the terms Icewine, Roquefort and Navajo all have something in common. They tell you something about what you are buying, and right now, the Navajo Nation wants to ensure that consumers are not associating the term “Navajo” with south-west...