The co-founders of the Supporters of Haudenosaunee Right to Hunt, Celeste Smith (Oneida, Haudenosaunee) and Jodielynn Harrison (white settler) offer a decolonized reading of the experiences at Short Hills Provincial Park during the annual Haudenosaunee deer harvest.
Discussion of Indigenous rights followed by open discussion and Q&A. All are most welcome to attend workshops, regardless of position on the harvest.
Topics include: Indigenous inherent rights, land and treaty rights, local treaties and wampum agreements, considering our Nation-to-Nation relationship, re-envisioning peace-work, education and activism, decolonizing animal liberation.
Celeste Smith (Oneida, Haudenosaunee) and Jodielynn Harrison (white settler)
Jodielynn Harrison is a white settler of Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry and a mother to her two-year-old daughter, Kandahbahbid. She is a co-founder of the Supporters of Haudenosaunee Right to Hunt and works alongside the Indigenous community to organize peaceful activities and workshops designed to educate members of settler society and to support community building in Niagara.
Jodielynn works as a teaching assistant at Brock University and is a co-founder of the Indigenous Solidarity Coalition @ Brock. Her Masters is in Social Justice and Equity Studies.