Claiming Anishinaabe Book Launch with Lynn Gehl @ 25OneCommunity, Ottawa [12 October]

Claiming Anishinaabe Book Launch with Lynn Gehl


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12
October
19:00 - 21:00

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25OneCommunity
251 Bank Street, 2nd floor, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3
Denied her Indigenous status, Lynn Gehl has been fighting her entire life to reclaim mino-pimadiziwin--the good life. Exploring Anishinaabeg philosophy and Anishinaabeg conceptions of truth, Gehl shows how she came to locate her spirit and decolonize her identity, thereby becoming, in her words, «fully human.» Gehl also provides a harsh critique of Canada and takes on important anti-colonial battles, including sex discrimination in the Indian Act and the destruction of sacred places. Claiming Anishinaabe is one woman's personal journey of moving deeper into Indigenous knowledge and working to resist the racist and sexist legacy of the Indian Act.

7 PM
Thursday, October 12 2017
@25One Community
251 Bank St. 2nd floor

Sponsored by University of Regina Press, KAIROS Canada, Free the Falls and the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies, University of Ottawa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Lynn Gehl, PhD, is an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe from the Ottawa River Valley. She is the author of The Truth That Wampum Tells. She lives in Peterborough, Ontario.
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