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Event #1204

“Asserting Indigenous Title and Rights in 2019”

When: 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

10:30 - 12:00
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Where:
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability - CIRS 1250
Series:
Association events , Reconciliation events
Language: 
English | anglais
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Grand Chief Steward Philip will comment on:

  • The defence of, and advocacy for, Indigenous Title and Rights
  • Climate change and its effects on Indigenous peoples and all peoples
  • Natural resource extraction and impacts on Title and Rights
  • Impacts of colonialism and resulting resurgence of Indigenous activism
  • Reflection on over 40 years in politics as an Indigenous leader
Speakers:
  • Grand Chief Stewart Philip, Chief of the Penticton Indian Band, Chair of the Okanagan Nation Alliance, and President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs.
  • Joyce Green (introduce, moderate Q&A), Professor of Political Science, University of Regina