Decentering Whiteness Session 3 Resources

Welcome to the session on Indigenous Experience

Keynote facilitator

Glenn Coulthard/Dene land schools​
“Glen Coulthard is Yellowknives Dene and an associate professor in the First Nations and Indigenous Studies Program and the Departments of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014), winner of the 2016 Caribbean Philosophical Association’s Frantz Fanon Award for Outstanding Book, the Canadian Political Science Association’s CB Macpherson Award for Best Book in Political Theory, published in English or French, in 2014/2015, and the Rik Davidson Studies in Political Economy Award for Best Book in 2016. He is also a co-founder of Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, a decolonial, Indigenous land-based post-secondary program operating on his traditional territories in Denendeh(Northwest Territories).”  UBC, First Nations and Indigenous Studies (Links to an external site.)

Session Recording

Main book discussed

  • Coulthard, G. (2014). Red Skin, White Masks. (Extracts available).


Multimodal resources

Secondary Reading:

  • Daschuk, J. (2019). Clearing the Plains.
  • Aime Cesare (2001/1950). Discourse on Colonialism.



  • Musician/artist: Jeremy Dutcher: Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.


  • Red skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition: Panel Discussion. Stan Grant (2015). Ethics Centre IQ2 Speech.

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