“In Spite of Discomfort”: A Consideration of Allyship on Treaty Six Territory with Keighlagh Donovan

Join Local Edmonton scholar Keighlagh Donovan (she/ her) as she sits down with #wordsofhers to talk about her evolving view of allyship. Constantly abetted by literary discovery and a litany of quotes that will have you pondering long after the read is over, this interview will leave you with a list of texts you should get your hands on, and an open mind knowing that allyship isn’t always as easy as saying ‘I’m an Ally’.

Trust, Self-Construal, and a Philosophy of Dance with #YEG Lindy Hopper, Turlough Myers

Welcome to Edmonton’s secret world of swing solidarity!

Read on to meet local Edmonton swing dancer Turlough Myers and hear what he has to say on trust, equality, and the philosophy of dance!

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He’d said two days. We are hungry. We have shirts wrapped over our noses from the smell. This life is very different, far from Papa’s old brown recliner or Mama’s familiar smell. Plus, no one knows how long the dark man with the white eyes has been gone.

#YegCares About Non-profits | The Local Goodness Project 

This article was originally published at http://www.thelocalgood.ca. As we kick off the second week (yay!) of The Local Goodness Project, we want to talk about care. That’s why today we’re focusing on grassroots and non-profits in Edmonton. We want to shed light on those Edmontonians or Albertans who started a grassroots collective or movement long before thisContinue reading “#YegCares About Non-profits | The Local Goodness Project “

Co-Gardening and Collective Composting | The Local Goodness Project

This article was originally posted at http://www.thelocalgood.com. Did you know that Edmonton has over 80 community gardens and counting? With 20+ plots each, that’s over 1600 chances for #localgoodness to bloom in YEG! And since our community gardens were recently given the go ahead to continue operations (within AHS standards of course) from the City, The Local Good wanted to focusContinue reading “Co-Gardening and Collective Composting | The Local Goodness Project”