Episode 6 – Interacting with the State, Part II

The “Interacting with the State” panels emphasize different legal regimes which currently define relationships between indigenous people’s and the state. Our final episode of the series features discussions on the duty to Consult, Metis land claims, and legal definitions of territory and sovereignty. Featuring: Avigail Eisenberg (University of Victoria) “Consultation, Consent, and Resistance” Janique Dubois Continue Reading

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Episode 5 – Land Restitution as Reconciliation

This episode features a rich discussion of the movements toward reconciliation which will be necessary in order to fruitfully navigate these ongoing tensions around land and land rights. Featuring: Esme Murdock (San Diego State University) “Speaking Land, Speaking Ourselves” Dimitri Panagos (Memorial University of Newfoundland) “Reconciliation, Duties and Distributive Justice” Avery Kolers (University of Louisville) Continue Reading

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Episode 4 – Non-Indigenous Understandings of Land

This episode’s discussion focuses on largely Western ideas regarding the ontology of land and the relationships between people, the state, and the land, offering a critical perspective on the dominant and colonial approaches to land which have historically guided our understandings of land and land rights. Featuring: Alejandra Mancilla (University of Oslo) “A Continent of Continue Reading

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Episode 3 – Interacting with the State, Part I

The “Interacting with the State” panels emphasize different legal regimes which currently define relationships between indigenous people’s and the state. Part 1 features presentations on Mining Development and Modern Treaty-making. Featuring: Julia Gilpin and Karine Vanthuyne (University of Ottawa) “Reconciling the Indigenous Right to Self-determination with Mining Development” Veldon Coburn (Carleton University) “Lessons from the Continue Reading

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Episode 2 – Changing the Paradigm

This episode features a set of three paper presentations. The panel examines different understandings of our relationships with the land and particularly highlights those traditional relationships which are challenging the western and colonial interpretations of relationships to the land. Featuring: Jeff Corntassel (University of Victoria) “How will the Land Recognize You? Regenerating Indigenous Relationships Amidst Continue Reading

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Episode 1 – The Ontologies of Land

This episode features a roundtable of three indigenous speakers, presenting their own understandings of the concept of land and the inherent contradictions and controversies as they consider wider ontological approaches to the land. Featuring: Dale Turner (University of Toronto) Paula Sherman (Trent University) Robert Lovelace (Queen’s University)

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ILRR Podcast Introduction

Sekon, Aniin, Tanisi, and welcome to the Indigenous Land Rights and Reconciliation podcast, presenting six panel presentations hosted at Queen’s University in September of 2019. This introduction offers a traditional greeting from Kanonhsyonne (Janice Hill), Director of Indigenous Initiatives at Queen’s University, acknowledging the land and territory upon which the following discussions were held and Continue Reading

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