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October 18, 2021 00:48:06
From the Ashes Episode 6

From the Ashes Episode 6

Concluding their series on “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle, the women discuss fan responses, cruises, Covid dreams, swag, the greed disease, language, and bare feet. Discussion Points: Nomination for the Podcast Awards Comments from fans Cruises - would you go on one now since the pandemic? Covid dreams and Covid test requirements Feedback from Jesse Thistle Inviting authors on the show Book Interrupted swag Apply to be a fan and choose a book for next season’s fan choice! Buying, consuming and the greed disease Trying to use language to describe a deeper meaning How many books do you read at the same time? Is life better in bare feet? Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Seeing Red: The One Book Every Woman Needs to Read. Period. by Kirsten Karchmer What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah Winfrey Lia’s artwork for From the Ashes Down the Rabbit Hole Indigenous Resilience: Healing Trauma Through Tradition and Resistance The Wisdom of Trauma Buffy Sainte-Marie The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World by Iain McGilchrist University of Alberta Indigenous Canada The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi  How to Change ...

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October 11, 2021 00:45:03
From the Ashes Episode 5

From the Ashes Episode 5

The Book Interrupted women continue their discussion on “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. Through the symbolism of Jesse Thistle’s injuries, they dive into topics of fate, coincidences, faith, lessons, and self-soothing. They finish with their final book reports. Do they recommend the book? Listen and find out Discussion Points: The symbolism of Jesse Thistle’s injuries  Coincidences, fate, faith and magic  Learning lessons and making different choices Self-soothing - what do you do? Other stories from the book  Book reports Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Yoqi Higher Awareness Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America by Barbara Ehrenreich Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés  Alice Munro Canada Reads spotlight: From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle 'My ancestors are with you': Jesse Thistle and George Canyon on Canada Reads 2020  ...

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October 04, 2021 00:32:41
From the Ashes Episode 4

From the Ashes Episode 4

The Book Interrupted women discuss “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle, specific stories within the book, and topics of humanity, kindness, struggles, and support systems. Discussion Points: Jesse Thistle’s rise “from the ashes” The importance of a support system  Being willing to accept help Writing stories to help with healing The poetry in the book Relearning how to take care of himself  Giving humanity to people other people discount Small acts of kindness and sharing what you have Writing in a diary Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Alice Munro Untamed by Glennon Doyle   ...

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September 27, 2021 00:39:19
From the Ashes Episode 3

From the Ashes Episode 3

The Book Interrupted women share their personal journals while reading “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. Afterwards, they continue the discussion and touch on topics of residential schools in Canada, Indigenous history, education and how to stop being part of the problem and be part of the solution.    Discussion Points:   Personal journals Accolades for From The Ashes Residential schools and the way Indigenous people are treated in Canada Educating ourselves about Indigenous history   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Untamed by Glennon Doyle CBC Canada Reads White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo University Of Alberta Indigenous Canada ...

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September 20, 2021 00:47:51
From the Ashes Episode 2

From the Ashes Episode 2

The Book Interrupted women continue their conversation on: “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. They talk about examples from the book and delve into topics of writing styles, storytelling and homelessness in the communities where they live.   Discussion Points:   Good bad binary Interconnectedness and empathy Jesse Thistle’s writing and storytelling style Showing and not telling - letting the reader discover the lesson themselves Homelessness, shelters and the loss of home Lack of mental health support Discrimination when applying to rent a house or apartment Learning to speak about difficult topics   Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:   Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life: Life-Changing Tools for Healthy Relationships by Marshall B. Rosenberg White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo Untamed by Glennon Doyle The Skin We're in: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole Nice White Parents Becoming by Michelle Obama Nomadland White Squirrel Brigade The city with no homeless on its streets, BBC Built for Zero Canada   ...

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September 13, 2021 00:36:49
From the Ashes Episode 1

From the Ashes Episode 1

The Book Interrupted women begin their first conversation on their Series 7 book choice: “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. Each member expresses individually how they feel either before reading or beginning to read “From the Ashes”, then they continue the discussion into a group chat. Through the topics of reconciliation, appropriation, the Indigenous experience, community and interconnectedness, they talk about their lives, inspired by the words of Jesse Thistle Discussion Points: Reconciliation and being an ally How books can come to you at the right time Spirit animals and appropriation  Community and interconnection Responsibility and Rights Individualistic versus collective We’re all interconnected and related  Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted: Book Interrupted Website  Book Interrupted YouTube Channel Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism by Robin Diangelo IndigenEYEZ The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz Untamed by Glennon Doyle ...

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