Glen Sean Coulthard, 2014
About the Book
Fundamentally questions prevailing ideas of settler colonialization and Indigenous resistance.
Coulthard challenges recognition as a method of organizing difference and identity in liberal politics, questioning the assumption that contemporary difference and past histories of destructive colonialism between the state and Indigenous peoples can be reconciled through a process of acknowledgment. He examines an alternative politics, seeking to revalue, reconstruct, and redeploy Indigenous cultural practices based on self-recognition.
Glen Sean Coulthard (Yellowknives Dene) is an Associate Professor in First Nations and Indigenous Studies and the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia.