Episode 48 of Amazing Places! Reclaiming the Indigenous names of significant places is a small but meaningful step of Reconciliation. This week, Dr. Jeff Corntassel joins the podcast to talk about the importance of the land and the names it’s given. We also discuss July 1 as a day of reflection and mourning.
Dr. Jeff Corntassel is a citizen of Cherokee Nation, Associate Professor of Indigenous Studies and Associate Director of UVic’s Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-led Engagement