A film about the modern and historical experience of indigenous people in Maine and Atlantic Canada
TL;DR: "The dehumanizing of native peoples continues today, just in more subtle ways".
Shout out to the familiar family names and interviewed academics from my hometown.
Uh, are you OK Sweden?
What even are they selling? Is this some kind of money laundering scheme?
As a university professor I encounter many people who change their names to something more "Canadian". This story of someone going back to their birth name  asks who they are making things easier *for*.
I'm happy to (try to) call people whatever they prefer. OTOH I have had student with names whose pronunciation I never really mastered. I have also noticed (and am also not proud) that I have an easier time remembering names that are familiar (i.e. Anglo).
So I now have more active correspondents on #XMPP than on Signal. Before the jabberati gets too excited, that amounts to saying 2 > 1.
Food, first world problems
Uh, to be clear the issue is that I am a big fan of dark chocolate chips (see previous "wasabi peas and" episode), but not at all a fan milk chocolate chips. My closest to success episode has been using them in a sweet chili sauce, but the colour is kindof offputting.
podcast recomendation, dementia mention
Just caught up the current episode of the #UnwellPodcast. It's fun, although people who are sensitive to portrayal of dementia be warned that there is one episode where one of the main characters has a dementia freakout that is much scarier than any of the supernatural goings on. Or maybe that's just me.
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