Shining Lights

December 2017

The lights along Prince Philip Drive are shining.

Brightness against the dark- whatever you’re celebrating this holiday, we wish you love, peace, and togetherness.

Sincerely,

The NQ team

Lisbon Bureau: Week 2

BY Joan Sullivan

And of course our setting is infusing the writing and imagery, in theme and topics and focus. An unusual period of rain and thunderstorms isn’t keeping us from our explorations and conversations and engagement with our exotic locale.

Letter to Joey Smallwood

BY Shannon Webb-Campbell

Dear Joey: I’m still here and mixed

Mi’kmaq after all these years
You’re long dead, yet

Confederation couldn’t stop

Newfoundland’s ongoing

colonial violence.

You continued so unapologetically,

telling Ottawa there are no red Indians–