The College of the Humanities, Carleton University and the Mahatma Gandhi Peace Council of Ottawa present the annual M.K. Gandhi Lecture in Peace and the Humanities:
Reflections on Gandhi, the Great Law of Peace and Indigenous Resurgence
Dr. Taiaiake Alfred, University of Victoria
Dr. Taiaiake Alfred is from the Mohawk community of Kahnawáke south of Montréal. He served in the United States Marine Corps and went on to do a PhD at Cornell University. He has been the recipient of a Canada Research Chair and is currently professor at the University of Victoria. His books include Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom, University of Toronto Press, and Peace, Power, Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto, Oxford University Press. The lecture will bring together the thought and praxis of Mahatma Gandhi, the Great Law of Peace of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and Indigenous struggles today.
Please join us for this free public event on Sunday, September 30, 2018, 2:30 pm at Room 2200, River Building (Ritchcraft Hall), Carleton University.