In my life, the concept of home has always been unsettling. While I may be displaced, there is belonging in being an earthling. We live in a time of climate apocalypse and extinction alongside the false promises of space travel, geoengineering, and some green technology. When flourishing isn’t found in colonizing Mars you just need to phone home.
Ooleepeeka Eegeesiak was born in Iqaluit and is currently living in Treaty 7 Niitsitapi lands, Lethbridge, Alberta. She is a writer, curator, wannabe gardener and prairie lover.