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d'bi anitafrika Stranded in Trinidad

d'bi anitafrika Stranded in Trinidad

TOBAGO – d'bi young anitafrika is a renowned Jamaican-Canadian poet, musician and playwright. On March 6th, 2016 on her way back to Toronto from a working visit to Trinidad and Tobago she was racially profiled and targeted because of her Jamaican nationality. anitafrika was refused boarding onto her flight to Canada – despite being a Canadian citizen and having a valid Jamaican passport and proof of Canadian citizenship. 

Indigenize or Die

Indigenize or Die

TORONTO – What do we really know about Indigenous Peoples outside of movies and history books? Why do we call them “native” in the first place? What is their version of the so-called discovery of Turtle Island, otherwise known as Canada? What is their relationship with the land like? A new monthly series of workshops provocatively titled Indigenize or Die – alluding to the urgency of global warming – is attempting to answer these and other questions on the last Wednesday of every month in Toronto.