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These Are My Words: Acclaimed author's childhood experience at residential school

A member of the Eabametoong First Nation and acclaimed author Ruby Slipperjack says her latest book — These Are My Words: The Residential School Diary of Violet Pesheens — was one of the hardest projects she's ever worked on. Slipperjack received an award from the Writer's Trust of Canada on Tuesday night.

Edmonton Eskimos name an insult to the Inuit, says local Inuk woman

For Norma Dunning, the term "Eskimos" is an insult which harkens back to a time when the Inuit were seen as unintelligent cavemen. Because of this, the Inuk scholar and author is calling on Edmonton's storied CFL franchise to change their name.

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