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
The #case against #Idle_No_More cofounder #Sylvia_McAdam and her brother Kurtis was dismissed in yet another costly, stressful and unnecessary #legal process that pitted the assertion of #indigenous #land rights against #settler #state intransigence.
One of my favourite pieces in this book is by Eve Tuck titled “Losing Patience for the Task of Convincing Settlers to Pay Attention to Indigenous Ideas”. Tuck reminds us that #decolonization is not a metaphor that can be delinked from “the #rematriation of Indigenous #land and life”