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Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel: Where Are We Coming From? Where Are We Going?

Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel

Human rights activist and visual artist Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel made a lasting impression as the spokesperson for her community during the 1990 Mohawk Crisis. She will lay the foundations of this Decolonial Ecology Day, linking past, present and future.

This activity is part of the Decolonial Ecology Day


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© Alan Lissner

Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel (Kanehsatà:ke)

Katsi’tsakwas Ellen Gabriel was well-known to the public when she was chosen by the People of the Longhouse and her community of Kanehsatà:ke to be their spokesperson during the 1990 “Mohawk Crisis”; to protect the Pines from the expansion of a 9-hole golf course in “Oka”/Kanehsatà:ke.

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