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Decolonizing Our Minds 2013

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 10:30am - 5:00pm

Location

William Doo Auditorium
45 Willcocks St.
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 40.4856" N, 79° 24' 3.2256" W

THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO EQUITY STUDIES STUDENT UNION PRESENTS

DECOLONIZING OUR MINDS 2013: PRACTICING DECOLONIAL LOVE

http://www.uoftessu.com/dom2013/

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Decolonize together: Indigenous activists send strong message at Occupy Toronto talk

"I'm hopeful to see you all here visioning a different future. A future based on equality, diversity and respect for the land. And I'm excited and I'm hopeful for the impact that you're having on the world.... And so I say to you today...if you wish to align yourselves with the dispossessed and the marginalized, reject the language and ideology of colonialism, conquest and exploitation." - Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, January 23, 2012

Not long after protesters set up camp on Wall Street, indigenous activists began to question the use of colonial language to claim spaces that have been under occupation for over 500 years.

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