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Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum contributed to the 2013 This Is Not A Gateway Festival.
Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum contributed to Critical Cities Volume 4 - 'Nobody Has Ever Been Idle in Centuries of Genocide' in conversation with Steve Ruston.
Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum contributed to the launch of the This Is Not A Gateway Archive Launch 2018.
In the film above, Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum is being interviewed at the This Is Not A Gateway Festival by TamilNet in London, UK, on 28 January, 2013
Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum is one of four original women behind the global Idle No More movement in defence of indigenous rights, lands and waters. She completed a degree in human justice from the University of Regina and a bachelor of laws from the University of Saskatchewan. She is a consultant and author of 'Cultural Teachings: First Nations Protocols and Methodologies' which brings together her research and knowledge on First Nations culture, laws and traditions.
Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum - This Is Not A Gateway Festival 2013
Photographs by Rehan Jamil
From the 2013 This Is Not A Gateway Festival Programme
27 Sunday January 2013 - 1:30PM-3:00PM
Idle No More: Indigenous Rights Revolution
Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum (Idle No More), Amrit Wilson, Brenna Bhandar, Suzanne Dhaliwal
"Sylvia McAdam Saysewahum, one of the four original women of INM will lead a discussion on contemporary corporate led colonialism, reigniting an indigenous rights defence and social revolution. She will be joined by Brenna Bhandar (law, human rights, treaties & colonial history) and Suzanne Dhaliwal (UK Tar Sands Network). The session is chaired by writer and activist Amrit Wilson. If you have an interest in commons, contested geographies, corporatism, environment, de-colonialism, anti-capitalism, revolution, development and urban industry this talk will be of great interest to you."
Audio-Visual recording of Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum at the This Is Not A Gateway Festival 2013
Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum was guest of honour at the This Is Not A Gateway Archive Launch - 1st February 2018
Visit the Archive to access:
A biography of Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum
Photographs of Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum's 2013 and 2018 London visits
Digital copies of the many Audio Visual files from Sylvia's London visits
Digital and physical copies of interviews related to Sylvia's London visits
Pertinent essays and articles written by Sylvia including 'Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: A Call to Action'
Sylvia Mcadam Saysewahum book 'Nationhood Interrupted: Revitalizing Nehiyaw Legal Systems' (UBC Press, 2016)
Important documents and materials related to Idle No More (undisclosed at this time)
Personal reflections from us on Sylvia's visits and our work/life
Personal reflection from Sylvia on here visits to London and naming one of our children
Festival programme information - date, time, registration names etc
Personal reflection from David about his This Is Not A Gateway experience
Essay in Critical Cities Book Series