Toronto is home to a large urban Indigenous community, with close relations to neighbouring Haudenosaunee and Nishnaabe communities, hosting indigenous representation from communities across Turtle Island. Toronto also has a long history of creative Indigenous organizing, resistance, and cultural expression. We'll hear from activists who led some of these struggles over the last few decades, including the occupation of Revenue Canada office called "Revenue Rez", the Native Peoples’ History Project and the Great Indian Bus Tour, and various other groundswell initiatives made by Indigenous organizers.
SHAWN BRANT, Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
HEATHER HOWARD-BOBIWASH, Research Faculty Assistant Professor, Centre for Aboriginal, Initiatives, University of Toronto
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