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The Land We Are: Artists & Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation

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The Land We Are is a stunning collection of writing and art that interrogates the current era of reconciliation in Canada. Using visual, poetic, and theoretical language, the contributors approach reconciliation as a problematic narrative about Indigenous-settler relations, but also as a site where conversations about a just future must occur. The result of a four-year col ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 240 pages
Published June 2015 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing
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Prior to this gathering, I was not optimistic about the social engineering called Truth and Reconciliation. When first asked to work in this area more than five years ago by Jonathan Dewar, I rejected the idea. Even before seeing the testimony process firsthand, I felt that the principles of the formal TRC project continue the colonial enterprise. Individual payouts for personal testimony – rather than nation-to-nation settlements – are designed to bypass Treaty relationship
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Loved the varying formats of writing styles and collective voices. Timely publication and insightful topics.
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