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Writing as righting: Truth and reconciliation, poetics and a new geo-graphing in colonial Canada

August 2017

Writing as righting: Truth and reconciliation, poetics and a new geo-graphing in colonial Canada

Grounded in creative expressions such as stories, storytelling and poetry, in this article Sarah de Leeuw argues that humanities-informed theories and practices, used by geographers, have the power to disrupt ongoing colonial violence and anti-Indigenous racism, particularly in this moment of truth-telling and reconciliation.

Citation

de Leeuw, S. (2017). Writing as righting: Truth and reconciliation, poetics, and new geo-graphing in colonial Canada. The Canadian Geographer, 61(3), 306-318. DOI: 10.1111/cag.12395.

 


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