Tag Archives: intercordia canada

a callout of perceptions

i am not the typical canadian figure.  i am a mixed race queer boy that has dreadlocks, facial piercings and several tattoos.  i am an addict in recovery, choosing not to drink or use drugs and believes in anarchism.  not … Continue reading

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disclosure and honesty

i have not been honest with my host family.  i have consciously decided to not share that i am queer and a recovering addict who has been abstinent from alcohol and drugs for almost 7 years now.  in relationships, i … Continue reading

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is food over fuel still revelant?

is food over fuel still relevant?  for my pre-departure research paper, i argued that the movement of unified campesinos in aguan (MUCA) fight for food sovereignty is a direct threat to wealthy honduran land owners, the honduran governments and multinational … Continue reading

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necessity for guidance and structure, not now

i live by others’ expectations of me, or even what i think others’ expectations of me are.  my need for guidance and structure is a way for me to setup an expectation for myself.  at the school that i am … Continue reading

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may 14, 2013

before coming to honduras, i was aware of these two things: i would be drastically disconnected from my community and that i thrive living with a community life.  a large part of my life is living in, within and around … Continue reading

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may 9, 2013

i saw my first drunk today.  a real drunkard, across the street from my family’s pulperia.  drunk, crying out, singing, passing in and out of coherence.  i am reminded of, a person’s relationship to a particular substance, in addition to … Continue reading

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may 7, 2013

i feel and see a resemblance between honduras and filipin culture.  i must say that this statement is within the scope of my couple days experience here in honduras and within the shadows of my own internalized racist view.  both … Continue reading

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