Indigenous peoples are too often expected to be pre-modern in outlook and to focus on the local rather than the international. And yet Native peoples have been adapting to modernity since the first contact. This historical novel focuses on the Mi'kmaq people of the Atlantic coast, whose histories are seldon addressed in Canadian history. Lecture followed by Q&A.
Presented by Bonita Lawrence, Professor, Department of Humanities, LA&PS, Chair of the Department of Equity Studies and Coordinator of the Indigenous Studies program.
The Scholars' Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics with engaging lectures from some of York's best minds. Every Wednesday @ noon a different topic will be presented.