Danny Graham, CEO, Engage Nova Scotia

Who remembers that Danny Graham as a StFX student, when he was the President of the Students’ Union and  Residence Director of MacDonald House on lower campus? Watch the video for a glimpse of his X ring.

Resilience: India’s Multilayered Approach to Medicine

The word “tabiyat,” the common term in many Indian languages to refer to health, shares a similar meaning with the word “resilience.”  It has a definition that extends far beyond medical implications. “It encompasses psychological, spiritual health, and wellbeing in the broadest sense. . . . It’s to do with the internal capacity rather than external […]

Tompkinsville plays Antigonish, April 30, 2015

  Lindsay Kyte’s magnificent play Tompkinsville came to Antigonish on April 30, 2015 and played to a receptive audience, clearly proud of our town and university’s role in Tompkinsville as part of the Antigonish Movement. An additional part of the auditorium had to be opened up.  Standing ovation! These photos of Fr. Jimmy and Tompkinsville reveal […]

A Different Perspective on Monrovia and Liberia

http://hyperallergic.com/178095/a-vibrant-portrait-of-liberia-in-gifs/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=What+Happens+When+You+Steal+an+Artists+Identity&utm_content=What+Happens+When+You+Steal+an+Artists+Identity+CID_f3b3170454ec6c3e518f5fbbbfd70a74&utm_source=HyperallergicNewsletter&utm_term=A%20Vibrant%20Portrait%20of%20Liberia%20in%20GIFs   The media images of Liberia tend to focus on child soldiers, the spread of Ebola, and the murderous dictator Charles Taylor.  This site presents GIF images of everyday life and resilience in Monrovia     “Wesseh Freeman is a blind musician from Monrovia making his living singing in Duala market. He learned music […]

Imagine Hong Kong 1950s

Have a look at Chinese street photographer Han Fo’s b/w photos of Hong Kong in the 1950s.    Imagine Hong Kong!!!!  Look for some of the same conditions for community health in this bustling urban metropolis as in Imagine Antigonish, a bustling rural town and county:  Social Support Networks; Early Childhood Education & Play; Intergenerational […]

Theresa Marshall with her Prosper nephews, 1941

Theresa Marshall with her Prosper nephews, 1941. Courtesy of John R. Prosper, family album     Theresa Marshall with her Prosper nephews, Eugene and Dan Joe, 1941. Courtesy of John R. Prosper, Paqtnkek, Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald We leave the unrestored photo for comparison with Anne Louise’s creative innovation.  In part borne of necessity, she […]