Posts Tagged with: indigenous nationhood

Nationhood is a Verb

By Posted in - Voices Rising on November 14th, 2013 1 Comments Image credit: "Baagitchigawag Manitou (Honouring My Spirit Helpers" by Christi Belcourt

When settlers discuss the concept of Indigenous nationhood, the term ‘capacity’ often comes up, as in Indigenous peoples lack it.

There might be some recognition that we governed ourselves before contact, though rarely is any respect …

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I Am Not a Nation-State

By Posted in - Voices Rising on November 6th, 2013 8 Comments Dock-banner

This past winter, Idle No More organizers in Toronto recognized that although Indigenous peoples have been talking about nationhood for years, the idea of Indigenous nationhood is a concept still very misunderstood by Canadians. In …

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