Indigenous People

Interview – Jessica Cheung

E-International Relations • Jul 30 2021 • Features

Jessica Cheung discusses her research on feminist foreign policy, tensions between foreign and domestic policy, and the challenges early career researchers face.

Interview – Gabriel Passetti

E-International Relations • Jan 11 2021 • Features

Gabriel Passetti highlights the historic role of the British Empire in Latin America and New Zealand, and inter-American relations from the 19th century to the present day.

Review – Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Women Challenging World Politics

Margot Cohen • Aug 21 2020 • Features

The book maps the intersecting forms of oppression Indigenous women and subverts colonial histories through the narration of resistance.

Interview – Rafael Bittencourt

E-International Relations • Mar 27 2020 • Features

Rafael Bittencourt explains the concept of buen vivir, its influence on policy-making in Bolivia and Ecuador, and assesses the recent upheavals in Chile and Ecuador.

The UN as Both Foe and Friend to Indigenous Peoples and Self-Determination

Sheryl Lightfoot and David MacDonald • Mar 12 2020 • Articles

The UN, created to uphold the sovereignty of states, has become a vehicle for Indigenous peoples to organise in favour of their rights.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Indigenous Perspectives and the Buffalo Treaty

Jeff Corntassel and Marc Woons • Sep 22 2019 • Student Features

Developments within IR highlight the struggle of Indigenous peoples to maintain their place-based existence so that their lands, cultures, communities and relationships will flourish for generations to come.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics

Ananya Sharma • Jun 18 2019 • Features

This handbook challenges the disciplinary fortress of IR and opens up a world of investigatory possibilities by equating post-colonial politics with global politics.

Decolonizing Borders

Liam Midzain-Gobin • Jan 12 2019 • Articles

Borders are effective at constructing an ‘us’ on the inside, which is bound together through a collective narrative to the exclusion of ‘them’ outside.

Indigenous Perspectives on International Relations Theory

Jeff Corntassel and Marc Woons • Jan 23 2018 • Articles

Indigenous efforts challenge state-centric views to include different ways of understanding relations between peoples, the natural world and the planet.

The Colonial Politics of Recognition in Trudeau’s Relationship with Indigenous Nations

Devin Zane Shaw and Veldon Coburn • Sep 7 2017 • Articles

Trudeau recognizes Indigenous peoples not as territorial-based nations, but as historically oppressed cultural groups requiring state protection.

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

Ajay Parasram • Jul 25 2017 • Articles

Turtle Island–based electric-pow-wow superstars, A Tribe Called Red, allows students and scholars of IR to experience what a decolonial IR might look and sound like.

Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship

Azeezah Kanji • Jul 3 2017 • Articles

De-anthropocentricizing ventures that do not decolonize are perilous, for neither non-human nor human colonial subjects can be ‘recognized’ into liberation.

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