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    Here At the (Digital) Forks
    Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021)

    Questions of Indigenous and Human Rights are central questions of the forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers, or modern-day Winnipeg, as are questions of Indigenous people, places and communities, and their relationships to settler society and government, which are central to the Prairie provinces. In the past years, historians, political scientists, geographers, sociologists and literary scholars have directly and critically addressed the prairies’ particular histories of settler colonialism and the ways it has produced lived realities of violence, marginalization, poverty, and too often death for Indigenous people. At the same time, scholars have shown how Indigenous people have both formally and informally resisted settler colonialism and built and nurtured communities and resistance and dispossession.

  • At The Forks
    Vol. 2 No. 1 (2022)

    It has been an eventful couple of years where the two ancient rivers meet. The COVID 19 pandemic that began early in 2020 profoundly marked the two years that followed and continues to shape our lives and communities. At the University of Manitoba, we spent two years teaching remotely, and a third academic year with a full mask mandate. Halfway through 2023, we are beginning to do more things in person, but we are not who we were before.

    The contributions to this second volume of At the Forks chart the contours of some of these axes of difference, and document some of the ways that people and communities speak back to them.