MUN Indigenous Research Speaker Series: 'Mi'kmaq Oppression Period and Effects on Today's Society'.
The MUN Indigenous Research Speaker Series begins with a talk given by Dr. Elder Calvin White, Elder Victor Muise, and Grandmother Jacqueline Snook of Flat Bay on Friday, March 23rd at noon in the Nexus Centre.
The speakers will discuss the 'Mi’kmaq Oppression Period and Effects on Today’s Society'. The Mi’kmaq Oppression Period, occurring between 1940-2000, has had a widespread and lasting effect on Mi’kmaq identity in Newfoundland. Dr. Elder Calvin White, Elder Victor Muise, and Grandmother Jacqueline Snook discuss the traditional profile of Newfoundland Mi’kmaq and the causes of the oppression period, methods of persecution, generational impacts, and perceptions of the intergenerational impacts today.