"Hoping Against Hope? The Struggle Against Colonialism in Canada"
"Hoping Against Hope?" is a three-part audio documentary on colonization in Canada featuring the voices of Roland Chrisjohn, Andrea Bear Nicholas, Ward Churchill, Michael Parenti, Patricia Monture-Angus, Jeanette Armstrong, Arnie Jack, and Tove Skutnabb-Kangas.
CD copies will be distributed to radio stations from coast-to-coast for a national radio broadcast in January 2007, and will be available for sale to the public. The audio will also be available for free on-line, including access to the complete transcript. The CD is jointly produced by the Nova Scotia Public Interest Group and Praxis Media Productions of Halifax.
The speakers at the launch
Ward Churchill, who will be speaking on Affirmation as Denial: The Case of the "Postcolonial" Colonial, has been active as both an academic and an activist in Indigenous struggles for several decades. A member of the leadership Council of the American Indian Movement of Colorado, he is past National Spokesperson for the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations. An acclaimed public speaker, he is a prolific author and editor of over twenty books on the subjects of colonization, Indigenism, and resistance. He is currently Professor, American Indian Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Ward Churchill will also be speaking in Fredericton at St. Thomas University on Monday, January 29.
The public event in Halifax - to be held at the Ondaatje Auditorium, FASS Building (Marion McCain Bldg), University Ave and Seymour, at Dalhousie University - begins at 6:30 pm.
For additional information, please contact:
Dave Ron, Executive Director
email@example.com (902) 494-6662
Pierre Loiselle, Producer
Praxis Media Productions
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5274 Rector St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 2N4 Canada
Please call (902) 494-6662 if you require childcare or translation.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
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