Harold Cardinal

A Moment from Yesterday

February 2, 2022 | Opinion | Volume 26 Issue 3
Laureen Harder-Gissing | Mennonite Archives of Ontario
(Photo: Mennonite Archives of Ontario)

Cree chief, lawyer and author Harold Cardinal speaks at a symposium on “Native Peoples” at the University of Waterloo, Ont., in 1976. The event was planned by Conrad Grebel College students, and attracted Indigenous students from other universities, as well as Dene and Haudenosaunee participants and civil servants. Prominent topics included Indigenous control of their own educational systems, systemic racism and the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline.

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