Brian Calliou has been the Program Director of The Banff Centre’s Indigenous Leadership and Management since August 2003. His work has appeared in various academic journals and books including Indigenous Peoples and the Modern State and Power and Resistance: Critical Thinking about Canadian Issues. His research interests include Aboriginal leadership, self-government, economic development, Aboriginal and treaty rights.
Canada 150 has been a chance to reflect on our country's great achievements, sure, but with it comes a sobering look at its history of settlers mistreating the Indigenous peoples who were here first. In comes Indigenizing: a process of (re)introducing Indigenous customs, languages, ... Read more
The University of Alberta founded the Banff Centre in 1933, with help from the Carnegie Foundation. While the Centre initially started only in the area of drama, by 1935 creative writing was also taught and the stage was set for the printed word at the Banff Centre.
This Sunday, June 21st, is National Aboriginal Day in Canada. The summer solstice, as the longest day of the year, has long been marked amongst Aboriginal people and communities as a day to celebrate their heritage and culture. Since 1996 all Canadians have been celebrating ... Read more
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