Oct 20, 2020
(CW: brief talk of suicide & self harm)
Alexis explains how white supremacy and racism has drastically impacted her mental health as a black womyn. She talks growing up in white spaces; needing to work X times harder than white people to get half as much; and the power of collective/communal trauma & healing.
Sep 1, 2020
PEPAḴIYE Ashley Cooper returns (episode 18) to continue the discussion about race, racism and stepping into fear. She tells of her experience as an indigenous woman, reclaiming her identity, culture, language and sense of belonging. This is a tender and HEARTWARMING conversation with a DEAR friend of mine.
Aug 20, 2020
Chayenne (Episode 94) returns to continue the conversation about privilege, identity and belonging.
We also talk SHAME; white men; "all lives matter"; understanding my gender; feeling invalidated by parents; "I don't see colour"; LABELS; editing parts of the self; collective trauma; collective gaslighting + trauma...
Aug 10, 2020
Sep 7, 2016
PEPAḴIYE Ashley Cooper is a member of the Tsartlip First Nation on Vancouver Island (BC). She tells the story of how her family, culture, language, and community has been DEEPLY impacted (almost destroyed) by colonialism and how she has learned to reconnect with it and rebuild herself and her culture.
We also talk...