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Herizons Summer 2020
Herizons Summer 2020
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Herizons Summer 2020 V. 34 No. 2
 
news
 
SHELTERS RESPOND TO VAW DURING PANDEMIC . . . 5
by Penni Mitchell
 
ITALY LAUNCHES NEW APPS TO AID WOMEN ………..6
by Dario Sabaghi
 
TIME TO OVERHAUL LONG-TERM SENIORS’ CARE ….7
by Penni Mitchell
 
TAKING AIM AT HARASSMENT IN THE MILITARY ……8
by Christine Peets
 
features
 
HELEN KNOTT ……………………………………..12
The Medicine of Storytelling
“A story. Words. Words attached to trauma. Trauma
tied my body to memory. The body remembers.”
So writes Helen Knott in her memoir, In My Own
Moccasins, a powerful story about healing and
cultural reclamation.
by Stephanie Cram
 
DEBBIE PATTERSON ………………………………………..  16
Intimate Acts and Everyday Rebellion
Debbie Patterson is a Winnipeg theatre artist
who, throughout her remarkable career, has
staged intimate acts of human vulnerability at
venues ranging from monastery ruins to a parking
garage. A playwright, director, actor and producer,
Patterson’s career celebrates the transformation
that theatre provides.
by Shawna Dempsey
 
EBONNIE ROWE ……………………………….. 22
The Sweet Music of Honey Jam
Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe talks about
her 25-year dedication to promoting greater
opportunities for women in all aspects of the
Canadian music scene.
by Cindy Filipenko
 
arts and ideas
 
FILM REVIEWS ……………………………….. 28
The Kingmaker, directed by Lauren Greenfield; Pig
Hag, directed by Colby Holt and Sam Probst; Our
Mothers (Nuestras Madres), directed by César Díaz.
Reviews by Maureen Medved
 
SUMMER READING ………………………... 30
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood; Polar Vortex
by Shani Mootoo; The Western Alienation Merit
Badge by Nancy Jo Cullen; Girl, Woman, Other by
Bernardine Evaristo; My Art Is Killing Me and Other
Poems by Amber Dawn; We Had No Rules by Corinne
Manning; Rebent Sinner by Ivan E. Coyote; Feminist
City: A Field Guide by Leslie Kern; Sometimes I Kiss
My Feet: Wheelchair Adventures in Pakistan and India
by Judy Norbury.
 
MUSIC REVIEWS …………………………. 39
Miss Colombia by Lido Pimienta, Sick Hustle by NOBRO.
Reviews by Alison Lang
 
columns
 
DRESSING DOWN THE RCMP ………….. 3
by Lianne Leddy
 
THE PANDEMIC OF RACISM …………... 11
by Manjeet Birk
 
FACE-COVERING HYPOCRISY ………… 21
by Ayesha Mian Akram
 
PISSED OFF IN A PANDEMIC ………….. 27
by Judy Rebick
 
NEW DATING RITUALS ………………... 40
by Kate Sloan

Herizons Spring 2020
Herizons Spring 2020
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herizons Spring 2020 | VOLUME 34 NO. 1

 

news

HOW KENYAN GIRLS CHANGED THIER WORLD . . . 6 
by Amanda Le Rougetel 

NEEDS OF YOUNG WOMEN WITH
DISABILITIES OVERLOOKED . . . 7 
by Sandhya Singh 
 
FILM EXPLORES LEGACY OF COLTEN BOUSHIE . . . 9 
by Doreen Nicoll 
 
features
 
COMBING THROUGH BLACK
BEAUTY CULTURE . . . 12 
Black hair is political. Whether it’s intention- ally worn as a political statement, or it becomes political based on assumptions of a white- dominant culture, Black hair is never just hair. Cheryl Thompson’s book Beauty in a Box: Detangling the Roots of Canada’s Black Beauty Culture is a fascinating story of history, culture and Black feminist politics. 
by Cicely-Belle Blain 
 
WITCHES OF THE WORLD UNITE . . .  16 
There’s a witchy aesthetic sweeping through
feminist circles, and according to astrologers,
tarot practitioners and members of a witch 
collective, it’s no surprise, given these times of impending climate crisis and ever-expanding enclosures of capitalism.

by Andi Schwartz 
 
DIRTY PLOTTE . . . 22 
The Frenetic Feminism of Julie Doucet 
Quebec comic creator Julie Doucet has carved out a legacy as an artist who kicked open doors to explore gender and satirize social taboos.

by Nyala V. Ali 
 
reviews
 
MUSIC REVIEWS ............................... 28 
Night in the Park, Kiss in the Dark by Caveboy;
Hey, I’m Just Like You by Tegan and Sara; I Disagree
by Poppy 
by Alison Lang and Kate Sloan 
 
SPRINGREADING .............................. 30 
Rue des Rosiers by Rhea Tregebov; The Hard
Tomorrow by Eleanor Davis; Feel Free by Zadie
Smith; Paper Houses by Dominique Fortier; My Year 
of Living Spiritually by Anne Bokma; A Song for You: My Life with Whitney Houston by Robyn Crawford; The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture by Alicia Eler; Four Unruly Women
by Ted McCoy; Thicket by Melanie Janisse-Barlow 
 
FILMREVIEWS ................................. 38 
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael; Retrospekt;
We Are Not Princesses

by Maureen Medved 
 
columns
 
GIVING BIRTH WHILE INDIGENOUS ................ 5 
by Lianne Leddy 

 
TRUTH AND WRECKCONCILIATION ............... 11 
by Judy Rebick 
 
#METOO:IT’S A MOVEMENT,NOT A VERB . . . . . . . . . 27 
by Kate Sloan 
 
RESPONSE TO COVID CRISIS MUST INCLUDE GREEN PLAN .......................... 40 
by Penni Mitchell