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Nathaniel.ca reader responds!!

I got this email last night in response to an article I wrote in 2006. I don’t know this person, and am not sure how or why they stumbled on my site but it’s cool to get feedback…

I just finished reading – Building a stronger two-spirited community by
Nathaniel Christopher.

First, Sporting spiky blonde highlights and a bright World Cup track jacket, Mitchell Mack exudes the image of an energetic young Vancouverite, adapting to changing times while staying true to his spiritually.

Should be changed to – Sporting spiky blonde highlights and a bright World Cup track jacket, Mitchell Mack exudes the image of an energetic young Vancouverite, adapting to changing times while staying true to his
spirituality.

Second, “There are many different reasons for holding a pow-wow but it’s mostly about bringing communities together,” he explains. “The dances and ceremonies come from our ancestors so when we perform them we are often thinking about our grandmothers, grandfathers. We let their spirits live on
through us in these ceremonies. It’s about getting in touch with the Creator.

Should be changed to – “There are many different reasons for holding a pow-wow but it’s mostly about bringing communities together,” he explains.”The dances and ceremonies come from our ancestors so when we perform them we are often thinking about our grandmothers, grandfathers. We let their
spirits live on through us in these ceremonies. It’s about getting in touch
with the Creator².

If you need an editor, please let me know

All the best,
C****** G*********
MA, BA Candidate

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  1. I like your blog just the way it is. I had to really read those paragraphs over and over to notice the small detail. It’s a personal blog for holy sakes!

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