Taiaiake Tuesday

11am Tuesdays (1 hour)
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talks by Taiaiake Alfred

Taiaiake Tuesday consists of recorded talks, interviews and shows with Taiaiake Alfred produced by various sources.

Taiaiake Alfred is from Kahnawá:ke in the Mohawk Nation. He is a professor of Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria (UVic). He specializes in studies of traditional governance, the restoration of land-based cultural practices, and decolonization strategies. Taiaiake is a prominent Indigenous intellectual and advisor to many First Nation governments and organizations. He has worked as a land and governance researcher and advisor on cultural restoration projects to his own and many other First Nations governments and community organizations since 1987, and served as an infantryman in the US Marine Corps. He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Concordia University and his MA and Ph.D. in comparative politics and political theory from Cornell University. He is the author of three books: Heeding the Voices of Our Ancestors and Peace, Power, Righteousness, and Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom.

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