Drawing on the so-called ‘Oka Crisis’ and the Charlottetown Accord referendum, this chapter looks at how the historical Canadian discourse on Aboriginal peoples persisted through the 1990s.
This chapter sets down two major themes of the dominant Canadian discourse on Indigenous peoples: The Noble Savage and The Vanishing Indian Race (Part 3 of 4)
“Orientalism [is] the corporate institution for dealing with the Orient… making statements about it, authorizing views of it, describing it, by teaching it, settling it, ruling over it” (Part 2 of 4)
The forms and practices of knowledge falling under the name of scientific discourse (including social science) are as complicit today in the ongoing effects of genocide against Indigenous peoples as the original colonialists’ overt use of force at and around the time of contact. Part one of four.
Free screening in Winnipeg (Jan 21) of “The Power Was With Us: Idle No More,” the feature-length APTN News documentary chronicle of the movement’s dramatic emergence back in Dec. 2012