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Reuniting with Our Lands and Waters: Indigenous Access and Political Ecology in Settler States
Keynote speaker Clint Carroll in conversation with Michelle Daigle

This event is part of the Indigenous Political Ecology Slow Symposium, hosted by the CRC in Indigenous Political Ecology (School of Environmental Studies, UVic), organized in collaboration with a network of scholars thinking about Indigenous political relationalities. Symposium events will be taking place throughout 2021, so keep an eye out for future event listings. Contact ipe@uvic.ca for more info.

Speaker bios:

Clint Carroll is an Associate Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, he works at the intersections of Indigenous studies, anthropology, and political ecology, with an emphasis on Cherokee environmental governance and land-based resurgence. Currently, he is working with Cherokee students and elders on an integrated education and research project that investigates Cherokee access to wild plants in northeastern Oklahoma amid shifting climate conditions and land ownership patterns. Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, this work aims to advance methods and strategies for Indigenous land education and community-based conservation.

Michelle Daigle is Mushkegowuk (Cree), a member of Constance Lake First Nation in Treaty 9, and of French ancestry. She is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Indigenous Studies and the Department of Geography & Planning at the University of Toronto. Her research examines colonial capitalist dispossession and violence on Indigenous lands and bodies, as well as Indigenous practices of resurgence and freedom. Her current research focuses on the renewal of Mushkegowuk relations of care and how those generate decolonial possibilities within conditions of extractive violence.

May 21, 2021 02:00 PM in Vancouver

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