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Last updated 8/12/2021 at 9:39am

Canoe paddle: A smidgen of restitution

Restitution, even if it's just a smidgen, feels pretty darned good.

I experienced that feeling the other day as I celebrated my friend Diana readying herself for a life-changing, 14-day adventure: paddling an indigenous canoe from Edmonds to Camano, San Juan, and Lummi islands.

The preliminary singing, dancing, drumming, and storytelling were truly inspirational.

However, in the back of my head was this nagging feeling of shame for what my white ancestors perpetrated on the native people they met who had lived in harmony with this environment for at le...



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