Sacred Fires, Homeless Encampments, and Planning Toronto Parks

Location: UT Law School, Sheffield-Massey Room (TNH 2.111)

Indigenous scholar and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Dr. Heather Dorries discussed the conflicting and contradictory nature of park management in Toronto, focusing on the ways park management has become part of the City of Toronto’s Reconciliation Action Plan and the ways the City has violently cleared parks of homeless encampments.



Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS); Department of Geography and the Environment; Community and Regional Planning

Event series: Sissy Farenthold Fund for Peace and Social Justice, Colloquia, Cultures of Environmental Justice