R01 - Roundtable: The Problematic of Reconciliation
Date: Jun 4 | Heure: 08:45am to 10:15am | Location:
Chair/Président/Présidente : Veldon Coburn (Carleton)
ParticipantsMatt James (Victoria)David Macdonald (Guelph)Sheryl Lightfoot (UBC, Senior Advisor to the President on Indigenous Affairs, Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics)Jean Teillet (PAPE SALTER TEILLET LLP – Vancouver; private scholar)Gordon Christie (UBC, Allard School of Law)
Reconciliation became a prominent political theme following the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report on Canada’s residential school policy for Indigenous students. The objective of reconciliation has generally been taken to heal wounds, change behaviours, and create the conditions for good relationships. Participants in this Roundtable will take up a number of themes relating to problematic of reconciliation in the political and economic conditions in which we live.