Class 4: Capitalism and Colonialism

Below is the recording of Class 4 (1st class of August).  The recordings are divided into different sections.  Please email peoplesschooldc@gmail.com if you notice any issues with the recordings or any broken or deadlinks. 

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Agenda

1. Course Introduction and Setting Context
2. Intro Capitalism and Colonialism
3. Colonial vs Decolonized Narratives
4. Rise of European Capitalism
5. Capitalism, Colonialism, Imperialism
6. African Colonization
7. American Colonialism
8. North American Settler Colonialism
9. The Legacy of Colonialism and Decolonizing
10. Resources and Ways to Get Involved

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1. Course Introduction and Setting Context

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2. Intro Capitalism and Colonialism

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3. Colonial vs Decolonized Narratives

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4. Rise of European Capitalism

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5. Capitalism, Colonialism, Imperialism

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6. African Colonization

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7. American Colonialism

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8. North American Settler Colonialism

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9. The Legacy of Colonialism and Decolonizing

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Decolonizing Resources

Readings

  • Olivia Balcos: Decolonizing Environmental Education
  • Dr. Shauneen Pete: 1100 ways to Indigenize and decolonize academic programs and courses
  • BC Campus: Indigenization, Decolonization, and Reconciliation
  • Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Smith
  • Decolonizing Your Mind by Ngugi Wa Thingo
  • Indigenous Minds Only: A Decolonization Handbook

Organizations to Follow

  • Decolonize This Place
  • Unsettling America: Decolonization in Theory & Practice
  • Racial Equity Tools

Research Native land tools

  • Native Land native-land.ca/
  • Land Acknowledgement app: Text the name of a city, state to 907-352-5085 to find out whose land you’re on.
  • US Department of Art and Culture, Honor Native Land: A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement

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10. Resources and Ways to Get Involved

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