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Decolonial Thinking as a Method for Understanding Minowaking as “The Good Land”
October 9, 2022 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dr. Mark D. Freeland, Director of Electa Quinney Institute and Associate Professor of Anthropology, UWM.
To understand the contemporary work of Indigenous peoples, we must not only understand the colonialism we are undoing, but we must also be able to recognize the non-colonial relationships we have in our spaces. In this discussion we will examine the name of this place, Minowaking, as the Good Land, to demonstrate how Indigenous worldview helps shape our understanding of, and interactions with, our environment. Host: Dan O’Keefe
In-Person or Online at 10:00!
In-Person: In Max Otto Hall.
Online: Watch the livestream at 10:00 or a later time at our YouTube channel You will not be able to ask questions.
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