live webinar

“Understanding Settler Colonialism” Screening and Q&A

August 27, 2020 | 19:00 est

In April, our CPT Canada Coordinator, Rachelle Friesen, hosted a live webinar on settler colonialism. In it, Rachelle shared her experiences of living in Palestine and on Turtle Island and used maps, stories, and political theory to help us unpack what the structure of settler colonialism looks like and how we can resist against it. 

This month, on August 27th, at 7pm EST, we will be holding a screening of this webinar, and Rachelle will host a Q&A discussion afterwards. We hope to see you there!

Rachelle Friesen

Rachelle Friesen (she/her) is the CPT Canada Coordinator, joining CPT in 2017. She previously worked in Bethlehem, Palestine for 5 years doing peace and human rights work. When she returned to Canada, Rachelle studied the similarities of settler colonialism between Canada and Israel at York University. Rachelle organises and conducts non-violence trainings and workshops on 'how to hold your loved ones accountable' and has done accompaniment work in Iraqi Kurdistan, Borderlands, and Turtle Island. She currently resides in Toronto, Canada, traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.

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