Learn: Decolonization and Land Acknowledgements
One of our favourite resources this month is a 2016 interview with Anishinaabe comedian and writer Ryan McMahon. In this 7-minute segment on CBC’s “The 180”, McMahon talks about the relationship between decolonization and reconciliation, how well-intentioned kindness can distract us from hard questions about land, and why land acknowledgements are a bit like telling someone you stole their truck.
Looking for a simple action you can take right now to fight discrimination against First Nations children? This Sunday’s event in Wolfville includes a film screening, talk, and petition to the Canadian government.
“SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12 1 p.m. Room 241, Beveridge Arts Centre, Acadia University, Wolfville. Film, speaker.
Edited: Mar 27 to reflect change to a quarterly schedule (from original monthly plan)