Waziyatawin heads to the University of Victoria
In the June 11 issue of the Toronto Globe and Mail: Part scholar, part activist: With the Dakota nationâ€™s rich history in mind, Waziyatawin takes on prestigious research chair position at University of Victoria. (Photo is cropped from a screenshot of her appearance on TPT a couple weeks ago, blogged here.)
On July 1, she will leave Minnesota for British Columbia. Waziyatawin (pronounced Wah-ZEE-yah-tah-ween) will be taking up a five-year position as the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples at the University of Victoria. She plans to teach courses on such themes as truth-telling and reparative justice, indigenous women and resistance, and decolonization.