Thoughts from a Traitorous Albertan: Treaty Feminism in 2019
Both Treaty and gender are relevant to all major policy debates, from pipelines to education. From the perspective of an Alberta ex-pat and Treaty 6 feminist, this presentation will provide a report card on where we are in Treaty relations in the province and imagine a future in which Indigenous peoples can live safely in our homelands beyond Alberta 2019.
Emily Riddle is a nehiyaw (Plains Cree) writer, research, and policy analyst from Treaty 6 who currently lives in Vancouver on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. She has worked with First Nations and Métis communities on diverse policy development, governance projects, and communications campaigns. She is on the Boards for the Yellowhead Institute and We-Press: A Downtown Eastside Community Artspace. She has written for Teen Vogue, the Globe and Mail, and Canadian Art.