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Book Launch: Whitemud Walking

April 23

Whitemud Walking is about the land Matthew Weigel was born on and the institutions that occupy that land. It is about the interrelatedness of his own story with that of the colonial history of Canada, which considers the numbered treaties of the North-West to be historical and completed events. But they are eternal agreements that entail complex reciprocity and obligations. The state and archival institutions work together to sequester documents and knowledge in ways that resonate violently in people’s lives, including the dispossession and extinguishment of Indigenous title to land.

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Date:
April 23
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glassbookshop.com/events/16915

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Glass Bookshop
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1B9 Canada
Website:
glassbookshop.com