Contribution by Settler: A. Rogers, participant in Settler UX Research, Spring-Summer 2019 (03/20/2019) In recent months, mainstream coverage that gets into thorny internal indigenous issues has been improving. The Victoria Times-Colonist ran a surprisingly detailed and thoughtful piece on a current dispute over logging on #Saturna_Island. In this case, instead
Contribution by Settler: K. Grant, participant in Settler UX Research, Spring-Summer 2019 (03/25/2019) Due to my work as a researcher and educator (along with my former work with E-Fry)I attended BCSTH40. On October 24, 2018 at the 2018 BC Society of Transition Housing (BCSTH) Annual Training Forum & AGM: Nevertheless
It manifests in the unfortunate necessity of Indigenous peoples (most especially those deemed knowledge holders in the community) to mentor and educate non-Indigenous researchers. It is an intellectual, emotional, and spiritual labor that takes away from directing “their energies towards their own families and community healing and resurgence”
Contribution by Settler: A. Rogers, participant in Settler UX Research, Spring-Summer 2019 (04/12/2019) Today on #twitter I wound up in a short conversation with Inuksuk McKay, an #Inuk in #Yellowknife who was hosting @indigenousXca (they have different people hosting the spot). She tweeted about Project Naming, a project launched in
I may not have understood how vital Knockwood's story would be in my exploration of Canadian identity at the time, but I knew it was important. I have carried this book with me over 25 years, 6 moves, and 4 Provinces.
To complete its unfinished business, the elite would thus have to win the hearts and minds of Indigenous peoples. It would also have to win those of non-Indigenous people, many of whom increasingly saw their interests, and the interests of our living planet, represented in the fundamental change sought by
The further I delve into the experiences of Latin America, I find struggles over land, fights with multinationals, environmental desecration, court battles. Every indigenous community and group, wherever it is, has issues with the state, and terms like indigenous and state flatten out the differences, so I am wary here
Today is world #water day, although if you are aware of the water crisis facing many First Nations and Indigenous communities it might feel more like another Settler greed day. Everytime I use my water I can’t help but be aware of my #privilege, to have such easy access where