The Program

Congress Event

Understanding Idle No More and Canada-Indigenous struggles


Friday, June 7, 2013, 13:30 - 15:00


Elliott Building - E168

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Idle No More emerged on the national stage in opposition to Bills C-38 and C-45 and the ongoing colonial process that governs Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations in Canada. Join this panel as it engages in an inter-active discussion on Idle No More, Indigenous struggles, ongoing colonialism, and the role of social scientists.

Glen Coulthard, Assistant Professor in the First Nations Studies Program and Political Science –University of British Columbia
Jeff Denis, Assistant Professor of Sociology –McMaster University
James Frideres, Professor of Sociology –University of Calgary
Rima Wilkes, Associate Professor of Sociology –University of British Columbia

Howard Ramos, Associate Professor of Sociology –Dalhousie University