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cinematic storytelling

From the moment Stephen Campanelli read Indian Horse, he knew it was a story that had to be told on film. The director credits the book, by Ojibway writer Richard Wagamese, and subsequent film as a testament to the resilience and strength of Indigenous people who have had to continuously fight for their rights. Speaking …

Faith Marcial

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Be Extraordinary

On Tuesday, June 13, Shaun gave the alumni address at RRC Polytech’s Spring Convocation. Here is the message he shared. Congratulations! This is a big deal.You’re receiving a diploma today in extraordinary times. You.Are.Extraordinary. Have you ever thought about that word? It’s going to be at the core of my advice for you today. Be …

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Celebrating the Season

Today, many of us will be attending a sacred fire and joining in community with friends and family to share stories, music, and good food. Solstice connects us to the land, its rhythms and cycles. We celebrate the season by decorating with cedar and other greenery. I’ll burn sage to smudge today, and also add it as an ingredient in my homemade tourtière. …