Pam Palmater has launched a new educational and interactive video series to promote reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, the Reconciliation Book Club. She will choose a book, primarily by Indigenous authors, about important issues impacting Indigenous peoples and share my review of the book. Here is her video launching the Book Club.
rabble.ca is excited to support this initiative and has launched a thread on babble to help build the conversation. The first book is a free ebook called Whose Land Is It Anyway: A Manual for Decolonization published by the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of British Columbia (Canada), which was reviewed on Saturday July 27th. If you have read the book and have questions do post them in the comments section of the YouTube post, on babble, or on Pam’s website which also has additional resources to supplement your reconciliation self-education journey: https://www.pampalmater.com.
The next book is Karen Stote’s An Act of Genocide: Colonialism and the Sterilization of Aboriginal Women published by Fernwood Publishing. Here is blog by A. Splawinski for rabble.ca putting the book in the context of health discrimination against Indigenous peoples. The link to purchase the book is here: https://amzn.to/2LFH7Sj