Charles T. Peterson

Why It is Taking Me So Long to Write a Multi-Part counterpoise.ca Series About Cultural Misappropriation, As It Relates to Indigenous People Who Live in Canada

My post examines the cultural misappropriation issue as it relates to Indigenous people who live in Canada. I discuss how my mother Jay Peterson was inspired to design her own baby-carrying devices by those developed by other cultures, including Indigenous. I also mention my father Charles T Peterson’s appreciation for genuine Cowichan sweaters.

A Review of Calvin Helin’s Dances With Spirits: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern World

A review of Tsimshian author Calvin Helin’s Dances With Spirits: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern World (2014). Helin’s Dances With Dependency: Indigenous Success Through Self-Reliance (2006) and The Empowerment Mindset: Success Through Self-Knowledge (2012) are also discussed.