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Herizons Summer 2020 V. 34 No. 2
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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

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