For generations, the Canadian state has forced Anishinaabeg to internalize racialized logics of determining who belongs with their nations, a process that continues to dis-member Anishinaabe communities through the pseudo-science of blood quantum. Damien Lee will discuss Anishinaabe customary adoption practices as a viable source of law through which Anishinaabe citizenship laws can be (re)considered.
Lee, Damien; University of Minnesota Duluth. Department of American Indian Studies.
The Family Decides: Locating Anishinaabe Laws of Belonging through Adoption Stories (2016-02-04).
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