Workshop discussion with activist Jessica Yee:
24 September · 14:00 - 17:00 Shatner Building, McG
Cultural Appropriation: The term “cultural appropriation” is sometimes used to describe the act of borrowing or stealing aspects of another culture. For many people, the concept of cultural appropriation is a very charged issue, and passionate debates about cultural appropriation can be found scattered across the Internet and in many politicized spaces. in radical and activist movements and organizations Cultural Appropriation h...as become a very hot issue, with many activists and radicals personally and politically very involved in the debate.
Registration: Limited to 15 people, so please RSVP promptly. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register. We'll be contacting you with some reading a few days before.
Priority will be given to those who request to participate on behalf of a group or organization with whom they can share the learnings and doings of the workshop, not necessarily first come, first served.
24 September · 14:00 - 17:00
Shatner Building, McGill University, (3480 McTavish), Lev Bukhman, 2nd floor
Brought to you by QPIRG McGill and thedutymyth
JESSICA YEE is a self-described Indigenous feminist reproductive justice freedom fighter. 24 years old and Two-Spirited from the Mohawk Nation, Jessica is the founder and Executive Director of the Native Youth Sexual Health Network, a CanAmerica wide organization by youth and for youth. She has spent more than half her life mobilizing individuals, families, and communities alike to reclaim their ancestral rights to self-determine decisions over their own bodies and spaces.
Ms. Yee's workshop will be open to 13 people from the community, to discuss and broaden our understanding of this very charged issue. Debates about cultural appropriation can be found scattered across the Internet and in many politicized spaces, and in radical and activist movements and organizations. Cultural Appropriation has become a very hot issue, with many activists and radicals personally and politically very involved in the debate. We would like to ensure that this debate is given space and allowed to empower and improve everyone's understand of being a better ally, in the context of community-based anti-oppressive work.
If you are unable to attend this workshop (which is also being given by OPIRG in Ottawa on the 20th, but it is full already), please note that some notes and discussion materials will be made available through QPIRG McGill at a later date.See more