Living in Reciprocity: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous-Black Relations
Date:Thursday, January 27, 2022
Time:6:00 - 7:00pm
Registration Deadline:Register at link above for meeting password. Password is emailed 1 hour before start time.
Facilitators:Dr. Bonita Lawrence, Stefanie Fiore, and Emery Alday
At Calumet and Stong Colleges, we strive to foster positiveand respectful relationshipswithall community members.OurIndigenous Circle program allowsstudentstoaccess events and resources that help them learn about andstrengthen theirrelationships with the Indigenous community.We are pleased to announce our newestevent:Living in Reciprocity: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous-Black Relations.
Living in Reciprocity: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Indigenous-Black Relationswill be an informative presentation by Dr. Bonita Lawrence. Dr. Lawrence, whoisMi'kmaw,is aprofessor in the Indigenous Studies Program here at York University.She has authored two academic books,a novel, and hasco-authored a collection of essays with Kim Anderson. For the past decade, Dr. Lawrence has been teachingin the area of Indigenous and African diasporic relations on a regular basis.She has publishedanumber ofacademic articles on the topic, including "Indigenous Peoples and Black PeopleInCanada: SettlersOrAllies?" (withZainab Amadahy). We invite you to join usvia Zoom onThursday, January 27th,2022from 6-7pmwhere Dr. Lawrence will discuss the topic of Indigenous-Black relations, includingefforts in becoming allies as well associalissues faced byboth of thesegroups in Canada.