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Herizons Winter 2019
Herizons Winter 2019
$6.75
 
HERIZONS WINTER 2019 | VOLUME 32 NO. 4
 
features
 
FACING THE MONUMENTAL: REBECCA BELMORE . 12
Indigenous artist Rebecca Belmore’s staggering works
compel viewers to confront the continuing legacies
of colonialism.
by Ellyn Walker
 
MARCHING TOGETHER …………………………………. 18
What Feminism Can Learn from Black Lives Matter
The co-founder of Vancouver’s Black Lives Matter
discusses the evolution of her politics, the expansion
of the politics of feminism and the Black Lives
Matter movement.
by Cicely-Belle Blain
 
COLOUR COMICS …………………………………………. 22
Women of Colour (WoC) have lived on the margins
of comic hero culture for as long as there have been
comics. Today, young WoC heroes have turned a
page and are front and centre in a growing number of
graphic novels and comics.
by Nyala V. Ali
 
CHERIE DIMALINE ………………………………………... 28
The Importance of Dreams
Her award-winning book The Marrow Thieves is
a dystopic novel about Indigenous people who are
mined for marrow when white people lose the ability
to dream. In this interview, Dimaline discusses the
importance of dreams and of following one’s true path.
by Niranjana Iyer
 
news 
 
MUSIC VENUES TUNE IN TO #METOO………………... 6
by Carly Lewis
WHEN YOU’RE HOT TO TROT………………………….... 7
by Amanda Le Rougetel
SIZING UP FAT PHOBIA . …………………………………..8
by Renée Bondy
UKRAINIAN ACTIVISTS UNDER ATTACK………………. 9
by Anastasiia Sychova
 
arts and culture
 
MUSIC ………………………………………………………..33
Aviary by Julia Holter and The Golden Octave by Witch Prophet
by Alison Lang
 
WINTER READING……………………………………….. 34
Bad Endings by Carly Baker; Shrewd: Eva Salomon’s
War by Gabriella Golliger; Everyday Women’s and
Gender Studies by Ann Braithwaite and Catherine
M. Orr; Can We All Be Feminists? edited by June
Eric-Udorie; Claire L’Heureux-Dubé: A Life by
Constance Backhouse; Muscle on Wheels by M. Ann
Hall; Dissident Doctor by Michael C. Klein
FILM ………………………………………………………. 40
The Rest I Make Up, directed by Michelle Memran;
The Kindergarten Teacher, directed by Sara Colengelo
by Maureen Medved
ARTS PROFILE……………………………………………. 45
Herizons interviews Andrea Warner about her new
book, Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography
by Cindy Filipenko
 
columns
 
WOMEN’S MARCH BUILDS AT INTERSECTIONS ….. 5
by Judy Rebick
TIME TO STOP MOTHER SHAMING …………………. 11
by Ayesha Mian Akram
DO WE NEED ALL-BOYS SCHOOLS? ………………….27
by Susan G. Cole
WHY I STOPPED PAINTING MY FACE ……………….. 33
by Cherry Smiley
SHOULD ABUSERS BE FORGIVEN?........................... 48
by Kate Sloan
 

Herizons Fall 2018
Herizons Fall 2018
$6.75

HERIZONS FALL 2018 | VOLUME 32 NO. 3

News

TAKING AIM AT ANTI-ABORTION PROPAGANDA . 6

by Joyce Arthur

DOCUMENTARY GIVES VOICE TO MS. LETTERS 7

by Amanda Le Rougetel

THE MYSTICAL IS POLITICAL . 8

by Renée Bondy

WOMEN SEEK TREATY ON GLOBAL VIOLENCE 11

by Doreen Nicoll

Features

FEEDING THE FIRES OF CHANGE . 14

Kinnie Starr’s music combines pop, rock, hip hop, punk

and spoken-word poetry. Her new album, Feed the Fire,

reflects a powerful impulse to change the world and to

challenge the ubiquitous power of social media.

by Stephanie Cram

WHAT WOULD JANE JACOBS DO? . 18

Taking on the power of developers. Citizen-led walking

tours. Legendary city planning maven Jane Jacobs created

an urban movement to bring cities’ priorities down to the

grassroots level.

by Emilie K. Adin

CUTTING THE ICE . 24

Annie Pootoogook’s distinct depictions of Inuit life are

included in the collections of the National Gallery of

Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario and several other

institutions. A new exhibit and accompanying book

honour Pootoogook’s work and explore her influence

on contemporary art in Canada.

by Evelyn C. White

TUNING IN TO TIME’S UP . 28

The Time’s Up movement has struck a chord in Canada.

It’s reflected in the increasing number of recording artists

and organizations of women who work in the music

industry who are demanding equal opportunities and

greater diversity, both onstage and off.

by Cindy Filipenko

Arts

FILM REVIEWS . 32

Roller Dreams, directed by Kate Hickey; Kusama:

Infinity, directed by Heathen Lenz; The Third

Option, directed by Thomas Furhapter

by Maureen Medved

FALL READING 34

Something is Always on Fire: My Life So Far by

Measha Brueggergosman; Shrewd: A Wry and Closely

Observed Look at the Lives of Women and Girls by

Elizabeth Renzetti; The Unceasing Storm: Memories

of the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Katherine

Luo; ProblematicHow Toxic Callout Culture Is

Destroying Feminism by Dianna E. Anderson; Gush:

Menstrual Manifesto for our Times edited by Rosanna

Deerchild, Ariel Gordon and Tanis MacDonald;

Gender Unchained: Notes from the Equity Frontier, by

Lorraine Greaves and Nancy Poole; Women Talking

by Miriam Toews; Black Star by Maureen Medved.

POETRY SNAPSHOT 44

Stomata by Genevieve Lehr; Thing Is by Suzannah

Showler; Otolith by Emily Nilsen

by Mariianne Mays Wiebe

Columns

THIS IS WHAT A REVOLUTION LOOKS LIKE 5

by Penni Mitchell

NO JUSTICE WITHOUT COMPASSION 13

by Susan G. Cole

STEPFORD WIVES REBOOTED . 41

by Joanna Chiu

GUEST ROOM . 48

Ford Drives Diversity Back into the Closet