"The immigrants of the past were often so consumed with their own problems in settling that they did not see the problems of the peoples they were displacing. Conquest by design or by domination led to the near-annihilation (Wright, 1992; Pearkes, nd) of populations of indigenous peoples. Their traditional cultures, languages, and beliefs were often lost or nearly lost.
At the same time, Canada is a country so large that it would seem to have room to share. Multiculturalism has, at times, almost succeeded. Diverse people have been brought together and a country of tolerance, albeit imperfectly, has evolved. Many Canadians have the perception that this is a country of peace-keepers. A former Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson, won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for his efforts in setting up the United Nations Peace-keeping forces. In 1998, Canada led the way to the signing of the Anti-Personnel Landmine Treaty. A bi-lingual, bi-cultural country has persisted with very little violence. Is Canada, as Elise Boulding in Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History (2000: 239-241) intimates, one of the “middle powers” that can initiate peace?"
- Linda Wilkinson, Canada, the European University Center for Peace Studies Stadstschlaining/Burg, Austria
Mir Centre for Peace, The Mir Centre for Peace builds and understands cultures of peace through learning and dialogue. Our programs and lectures make a significant new contribution to Peace Studies and Justice Studies in Canada and the world. http://selkirk.ca/mir-centre-for-peace
Kimberly Burnham, PhD (Integrative Medicine)
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Author of Awakenings, Peace Dictionary, Language and the Mind, a Daily Brain Health and P as in Peace, Paix and Perdamiam: an Inner Peace Journal To Stimulate The Brain
imberly Burnham, The Nerve Whisperer, Brain Health Expert, Professional Health Coach for people with Alzheimer's disease, Memory Issues, Parkinson's disease, Chronic Pain, Huntington's Ataxia, Multiple Sclerosis, Keratoconus, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Neuropathy, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries, Brain Health Coaching ... Contact Kimberly Burnham in Spokane Washington (860) 221-8510 NerveWhisperer@gmail.com.
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I am looking for guest blog opportunities and a position as poet-in-residence. My current project is writing dictionary poems using words in different languages for the English word "peace." You can read some of my poems on Poemhunter .
As poet-in-residence I would write poems on different words in different languages and broadcast them throughout the social media blogosphere. Each poem would link back to your site where the word or language appeared.
I would expect some sort of stipend and a six month to one year placement. Please contact me for details if your organization is interested in having a poet-in-residence to help get your message out. Nervewhisperer@gmial.com
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