kQwa’st’not (Charlene George)

Willing to listen in a different way.

kQwa’st’not~Charlene George is a band member of the T’Sou-ke Nation, active in her local cultural community and recent master of arts graduate.


kQwa’st’not observes that change or transformation is not easy or comfortable for most. However, this work is imperative to our collective ability to survive and thrive. After all, we are all in one canoe, and together we will journey well or capsize. So we must strive to better balance our relationship with each other, Western and Indigenous knowledge systems, and ways of knowing. This is a process that can be difficult and requires hard work, an open mind, humility and willingness to change.


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