Honouring Joyce Echaquan’s legacy through art, music and a movement for change across Quebec

The tranquil streets of Trois-Rivières, Que., turned into a human wave of colourful patterns and intricate artwork on June 2, 2021, as thousands marched to show support for the family of Joyce Echaquan.

The coroner’s inquiry into the death of the 37-year-old Atikamekw woman had wrapped up that day at the courthouse — marking the end of four weeks of intense, emotional testimony.

The resounding message heard during the march, from citizens as well as Indigenous leaders, was that Echaquan’s death had to mean something — and her life also needed to be honoured.

That has also been the sentiment

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Think Before You Make a Big Change

If you’re booking your appointment online, Mr. Ericsson recommends alerting the salon to your plans. If there’s space to add a note, he suggests writing that you want a dramatic change. Including this information, he said, “is really going to help to make sure that your first time with a drastic change is going to have a better outcome.”

Colored hair may require specialized shampoos, tinted conditioners or hair masks to maintain the color and nourish the hair. Shorter cuts might require more frequent trips to the salon for touch-ups. Budget accordingly.

Sophie C’est la Vie, a tattoo artist

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How Covid-19 impacted the change in tattoo market

New Delhi [India], April 2 (ANI): Like many other jobs that require person-to-person touch, the tattoo industry too was basically shut down during the nationwide coronavirus-induced lockdown. The impact of the lockdown and the nature of the pandemic were such that that the experience of getting a tattoo might have changed forever.

The Indian tattoo industry is one that generates more than Rs 20,000 crore each year, even though it is such a money-maker, the industry is fragmented as there is no organised structure or format in which this art form is taught unlike photography, dancing, singing, etc.

Conceptualised to

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Art and music do not change the world

From Shostakovich performance. If a composer wrote something about the recent assault on the Capitol Building, half the audience would be pissed off.

I cast a jaundiced eye at music composed based on current events. We’ve had several compositions along such lines performed in San Diego. We’ve had compositions about climate change, receding glaciers. immigration, police shootings, and transgender dynamics.

For the record, the practice is even worse in popular culture. According to Wikipedia, there are more than 160 songs about September 11th. Can you name any of them? Why were they written? What purpose did they serve? I think

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How practicing mindfulness can change your life – Amherst Wire

How simple practices can lead to powerful benefits

Editor’s Note: Hobbies for Anxiety Relief is a miniseries exploring self-help tools that may help to improve mental health and assist with stress, anxiety and depression. This series aims to provide readers with different hobbies and skills to try and incorporate in their daily lives. 

Mindfulness is the overall practice of being present. It is a form of meditation that with time, can improve all aspects of your life. Going beyond helping with anxiety and depression symptoms, many say mindfulness is the key to living a happy life. A red traffic

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