274. What We Mean By "Stolen Land" ft. Lydia Toorenburgh

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"Never ask someone to go somewhere that you're not willing to go with them." Lydia Toorenburgh is a Cree-Metis Masters student in Anthropology at the University of Victoria, with a focus on Indigenous Audiovisual Research Methods. Tom and Jeremiah called her up to learn about her studies, the aesthetic and ethical significance of this type of storytelling, and vulnerability it brings out at every step. Then, we answer a question from one of our Patreon supporters, and go deep into why we think it's important to take time every episode for a land/territory acknowledgement, the reasoning behind the specific language around that, and the heavy history and reality at the root of it all. Here are a few film recommendations from Lydia! Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance by Alanis Obomsawin: https://www.nfb.ca/film/kanehsatake_270_years_of_resistance/ Incident at Restigouche by Alanis Obomsawin: https://www.nfb.ca/film/incident_at_restigouche/ Is the Crown at war with us?by Alanis Obomsawin: https://www.nfb.ca/film/is_the_crown_at_war_with_us/ Richard Cardinal: Cry from a Diary of a Métis Child by Alanis Obomsawin:https://www.nfb.ca/film/richard_cardinal/ Women in Shadows by Christine Welsh: https://www.nfb.ca/film/finding_dawn/ Deep Inside Clint Starr by Clint Alberta: https://www.nfb.ca/film/deep_inside_clint_star/ Tell us your favorite UFD memories and we might share them to celebrate our 5th anniversary next week! You can send them in as a recorded voice message or as an email at upfordpodcast@gmail.com, or tweet at us @downwithtalking on Twitter! Learn about Raven Trust's #SolidarityFromHome: www.raventrust.com/solidarityfromhome Learn about The Depot NDG: https://depotmtl.org Check out Khaos at www.createkhaos.com or on Instagram @createkhaos and head to www.khaoslabs.com to check out the trailer for American Dreamers! SUPPORT THE SHOW! patreon.com/upfordiscussion MERCH! https://www.teepublic.com/stores/up-for-discusssion?ref_id=2539 BUY CRACK APART! https://thehoneythorns.bandcamp.com/track/crack-apart You can contact us by email at upfordpodcast@gmail.com or on social media @DownWithTalking www.upfordnetwork.com Want to send us fan mail? Upford Network ℅ Tom Zalatnai PO Box 22585 Monkland PO Montreal, Quebec H4A 3T4 Canada Music: http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

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