How the arts contribute to social and environmental justice
I-Week 2018 focused on how the arts can contribute to social and environmental justice. I-Week sessions explored many challenging global issues and the various forms of art used to encourage reflection, dialogue and action.
- Behind the Scenes with Tipi Confessions
Dr. Kim TallBear, citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (South Dakota, USA); Associate Professor, U of A Faculty of Native Studies; Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience, and Environment; co-producer of Tipi Confessions.
Kirsten Lindquist, Cree-Metis, born in Edmonton; instructor, U of A Faculty of Native Studies; co-producer of Tipi Confessions.
Dr. Tracy Bear, Nehiyaw’iskwew from Montreal Lake Cree Nation; Assistant Professor, U of A Faculty of Native Studies and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Indigenous erotica teacher; co-producer of Tipi Confessions.
- Shalini Kantayya, Fulbright Scholar, a Sundance Documentary Film Fellow, a TED Fellow, and in 2017 was resident at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center.
- Kristina Wong, performer, writer, cultural commentator and “eco-comedian”.