A celebration and reflection upon our journey towards transformation, as we mark the third year of ii' taa'poh'to'p, the University of Calgary’s Indigenous Strategy.
Hosted by Dr. Michael Hart, Vice-Provost (Indigenous Engagement), this online event featured student, staff and leadership reflections on their experiences with ii’ taa’poh’to'p journey and a keynote address from leading Indigenous law researcher Dr. John Borrows, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbia.
Dr. Borrows discussed with UCalgary some of the topics he will cover in his keynote discussion — read the preview.
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About the keynote
Presented by Dr. John Borrows, PhD
Resurgence and Reconciliation: Indigenous-Settler Relations and Earth Teachings
Explore resurgence and reconciliation — two schools of thought in Indigenous-Settler relations. Often seen as dichotomous, Dr. Borrows will discuss how these practices can be used together to build transformative reconciliation that is empowered by robust practices of resurgence.
Dr. Borrows, PhD, is the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School in British Columbia. He has penned numerous award-winning publications and is the 2017 Killam Prize winner in Social Sciences and the 2019 Molson Prize Winner from the Canada Council for the Arts, the 2020 Governor General’s Innovation Award. Dr. Borrows is Anishinaabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada.