The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Voices

The former 44th president of the United States sat down with television host and celebrity Dave Kelly at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The talk, "A Conversation with Barack Obama," explored a wide range of topics including Obama’s family, the next generation, his time in the White House and the need for action to be taken in terms of climate change.

When I was 12, my grandfather, who we called Pépère, gave me a forest green binder. To any average 12-year-old, this gift wouldn’t seem very exciting, perhaps more of a burden than a gift, but to me it was one of the most meaningful gestures that I still cherish.

Intergenerational trauma perpetuates a cycle of cultural disconnect and misunderstanding in Indigenous communities, seen by many as the root cause of challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples.