Our Voices: Book review

Above: 📷 viu.ca By Managing Editor Molly Barrieau It is nearly impossible not to have a bias when it comes to reviewing the In Our Own Aboriginal Voice anthology, published late last year by Rebel Mountain Press. The Navigator has a distinct relationship with Rebel Mountain Press editor Lori Shwydky, a Creative Writing Alumna and former Copy … Continued

The Truth in Reconciliation

Above: An honouring ceremony for the Snuneymuxw people last year at VIU.  By Lori Shwydky  Last week, the “Indigenous Survivance: The Truth in Reconciliation” event was held on campus by my class, Health and Human Services 263 (HHS 263): Elder Teachings Across Disciplines, with instructors John Swift and VIU Elder Geraldine Manson. I used to think … Continued

The Voice of Rebel Mountain Press

“I’ve always thought of myself as a little bit of a rebel,” says Lori Shwydky, a fourth-year Creative Writing student at VIU. That was Shwydky’s thought process coming up with the first part of the name for her new publishing company, Rebel Mountain Press. The second part? Well, she loves mountains, but not actually climbing … Continued

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