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‘Reconciliation is Dead’: Unist’ot’en Camp, Land Back and How the Movements can Inform Settler Responsibilities and Indigenous-Settler Relationships Going ForwardDownload
This capstone research paper discusses the contemporary ‘Reconciliation is Dead’ movement, which appears to have gained traction during the 2020 raids at the Unist’ot’en Camp on unceded Wet’suwet’en lands in what is now known as Canada. I argue that the colonial government continues to utilize...
A Landmark Celebration: Canada 150, Settler-Colonialism, and the Politics of Diversity & ReconciliationDownload
My dissertation analyzes the politics of settler-colonial national celebrations through an analysis of Canada 150, marking the sesquicentennial of Confederation. Landmark celebrations like Canada 150 are milestones marking intervals along a journey of supposed national progress. Yet, landmark...
The primary research question for this thesis was: How have we, as colonizers, been impacted by settler colonialism? Questions that followed were: how have settler Canadians experienced historical and intergenerational trauma, in what ways have settlers experienced losses, and how do settlers...
Abstract—For remote communities in Canada, the majority of which are Indigenous communities, the transition to renewable energy sources is a need that is complementary to both the global challenge of reducing carbon emissions and limiting global warming, as well as the underlying themes of...
Six years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action charted changes in policy and practice to advance the process of reconciliation within Canada (2015), authentic progress made in school settings is modest. Approaching the problem of waning attention and...
Uprooting and Re-Routing a Settled Sense of Place: Reading Settler Literary Cartographies of Northwestern British ColumbiaDownload
The places of northwestern British Columbia, and the Indigenous and settler peoples who find work, build homes, establish communities, and sustain culture in these places, are often perceived as peripheral or overlooked, existing on the edge or outside of the notice, care, and understanding of...