Steve Heinrichs

Steve Heinrichs is a white settler Christian in Treaty 1 Territory who loves to partner with faith communities in the shared paths of decolonization and decarbonization.

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Canadian Native North West Art, fish jumping out of water

“It has been told to me that Bravery exists only in relation to fear; an act is not a brave one unless you are afraid.” – Dr. Ruth Green (Kanien’kehá:ka)

Before European contact in 1835, the population of the Haida Nation was upwards of 9000 strong. Fifty years later, disease brought by foreign merchants decimated the people, and there were less than 1500. Let that sink in. Over 80% of your community… gone. It’s an apocalypse. And yet the Haida’s experience, unbelievably, was far from…

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