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Video resources

Recovering Indigenous-Ukrainian Narratives in East Central Alberta

Art Collaborations as Creative Care

askîy / земля / the land series

kayâs: у далекому минулому: Long Ago on Our Lands

otâkosîhk mîna anohc: вчора і сьогодні: Yesterday and Today on These Lands

nîkânihk: майбутнє: Our Futures On These Lands

Unpublished sources

Kostash, Myrna. “otâkosîhk mîna anohc: вчора і сьогодні: Yesterday and Today On These Lands.” Presentation notes, October 20, 2021.

Vowel, Chelsea. “otâskosîhk mîna anohc: kimâmawi-wîkinaw ôma askîhk Yesterday and today, all of us are living together on these lands.” Speaker notes, October 20, 2021.


Corntassel, Jeff, Chaw-win-is, and T’lakwadzi. “Indigenous Storytelling, Truth-Telling, and Community Approaches to Reconciliation.” ESC: English Studies in Canada 35, no. 1 (2009): 137–59. 

Costa, Ravi de, and Tom Clark. “On the Responsibility to Engage: Non-Indigenous Peoples in Settler States.” Settler Colonial Studies 6, no. 3 (July 2, 2016): 191–208. 

Denis, Jeffrey S. “Contact Theory in a Small-Town Settler-Colonial Context: The Reproduction of Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-White Canadian Relations.” American Sociological Review 80, no. 1 (February 1, 2015): 218–42. 

DiAngelo, Robin. “White Fragility.” International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, vol.3(3) (2011): 54-70.

Garneau, David. “Imaginary Spaces of Conciliation and Reconciliation.” West Coast Line, Summer 2012.

Hinther, Rhonda L., and Jim Mochoruk, eds. Re-Imagining Ukrainian-Canadians: History, Politics, and Identity. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011. 

Holyk, Alexandra. “National Day for Truth and Reconciliation” (Editorial). The Ukrainian Weekly. October 1, 2021.

Klymasz, Robert. “Cossacks and Indians?: Encounters, Abductions, Guilt, Ballads and Empathy on the Prairie and Beyond.” Winnipeg Papers. Winnipeg: The Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, University of Manitoba, 2012.

Ledohowski, Lindy. “‘White Settler Guilt’: Contemporary Ukrainian Canadian Prairie Literature.” Canadian Ethnic Studies 47, no. 4 (2015): 67–83. 

Levytsky, Marco. “Shumka Underscores Ukrainian-First Nations interaction.” Ukrainian Weekly, July 30, 2021.

Mackey, Eva. “Becoming Indigenous: Land, Belonging, and the Appropriation of Aboriginality in Canadian Nationalist Narratives.” Social Analysis: The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice 42, no. 2 (1998): 150–78.

Sliwkanich, Tara. “Unsettling Ukrainian-Canadian Settler Legacies: Thinking Through Ukrainian-Canadians’ Experiences of State Violence and Implications in Settler-Colonialism and for Decolonization” (Capping Project for Masters of Arts in Gender and Social Justice Degree). University of Alberta.

Snelgrove, Corey, Rita Kaur Dhamoon, and Jeff Corntassel. “Unsettling Settler Colonialism: The Discourse and Politics of Settlers, and Solidarity with Indigenous Nations.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 3, no. 2 (2014): 1–32.

Tuck, Eve, and K. Wayne Yang. “Decolonization Is Not a Metaphor.” Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society 1, no. 1 (September 8, 2012). 

Wolfe, Patrick. “Settler Colonialism and the Elimination of the Native.” Journal of Genocide Research 8, no. 4 (December 1, 2006): 387–409.

Yawnghwe, Mallory. “Why Ukrainian Floral Scarves?” Indigenous Box: Promoting Indigenous Entrepreneurship. Spring 2021.