Can universities lead the movement towards reconciliation? – Possiblecanadas.ca

    You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

Can universities lead the movement towards reconciliation? – Possiblecanadas.ca

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2015274 Views

Billy-Ray Belcourt smelled mustard when he opened the door to the University of Alberta Aboriginal Student Council office on Oct. 5, 2015.

Somebody had graffitied the lounge’s walls with a spray of mustard and barbecue sauce over the weekend. Saddened, Belcourt, the president of the ASC, wrote a mournful Facebook status the same day, reading: “Like our bodies, spaces for Indigenous people are violable.”

This was the second time an Aboriginal space had been vandalized on the University of Alberta campus within a year. In March, sacred teepee poles were draped with toilet paper just days after the university erected them as a memorial display honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Read More: http://www.possiblecanadas.ca/reconciled/

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More