Breanne Lavallée-Heckert is the research manager for Indigenous Climate Action. She shares with our panel that while Indigenous people are exercising their sovereignty every day, action must be taken to move past colonial systems currently in place on a global scale for true reconciliation. And it starts with Landback.
This is a clip from rabble’s most recent live politics panel. ‘Off the Hill: What does reconciliACTION look like’ featured guests MP Leah Gazan, Georgina Lazore, and Breanne Lavallée-Heckert. Co-hosted by Robin Browne and Libby Davies.
Breanne Lavallée-Heckert is the research manager at Indigenous Climate Action. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights from the University of Winnipeg. She also holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and Juris Doctor from McGill University. Breanne is a Michif woman with German settler ancestry from Red River and Treaty 1 Territory. Her Michif family is from the Métis community of St. Ambroise, Manitoba.
Landback isn’t a new topic for Off the Hill. Watch Clayton Thomas-Müller speak on Landback as part of a previous panel here.
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