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Criminalization of Indigenous peoples and reproductive justice

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This is a lecture by Krysta Williams, Advocacy and Outreach Coordinator for the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, on the deliberate overcriminalization process in which the state intervenes in the lives of Indigenous peoples throughout colonial Canada, touching on reproductive justice issues. Krysta is of the Delaware Nation from Moravian of the Thames First Nation. She is a traditional singer and hand drummer, connecting these teachings to reproductive justice and Indigenous Feminisms. She currently volunteers with the Canadians for Choice Information and Referral line, a free 24/7 link to sexual and reproductive health services across Canada. Krysta recieved an undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo, but is more interested in community and land-based forms of education and learning.

Recorded at the University of Guelph in March 2013.

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