In this feature piece for Now Magazine, I argued that the Canadian government must fully commit to non-violent conflict resolution to meaningfully engage in reconciliation.
In 1858, thousands of miners arriving from the United States invaded the territory of the Nlaka’pamux people in search of gold. What happened next would change the course of history.
For Xtra Magazine, I profiled how LGBTQI+ communities in New York City commemorated the 50th anniversary of the legendary Stonewall Uprising.
“MacPhail remembers the exact moment when he reconnected with the little boy who loved the feel of the wind on his face when he skated hard, the dash for the puck in the corner and the joy of scoring goals as the hard earned reward of teamwork.”
“In the 1960s women began to come out, create community and love openly”
For The Canadian Encyclopedia, I give an overview of the Indian Shaker Church, a religious movement from the 19th century that blended Christianity and Indigenous spirituality to birth a new religion.
In The Georgia Straight I argued that the proposed memorial to communism in Ottawa was a poor example of public history.
For Active History I profiled a number of encounters between fur traders and Indigenous people who in our current understanding of sexuality would be termed “LGBTQI+”. For this piece, I completed original archival research at the