James Teit and the Politics of Indigenous Resistance in early 20th C. BC with Wendy Wickwire

January 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
James Bay New Horizons Centre
234 Menzies Street
Victoria Historical Society

From his base at Spences Bridge, James Teit (1864- 1922) spent four decades helping BC’s Indigenous people challenge the settler-colonial assault on their lives and lands. This talk highlights his remarkable anthropological and political activist legacy. 

Wendy Wickwire is professor emeritus, Department of History, University of Victoria. Among her publications is a new book, At the Bridge: James Teit and an Anthropology of Belonging (UBC Press). 

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