Shiri Pasternak

Shiri Pasternak is a Toronto-based researcher, writer, and organizer. She is the co-founder and former Research Director at Yellowhead Institute, currently on a research leave from the Institute. She is an Assistant Professor in Criminology at X University. Her book, Grounded Authority, is an in-depth critique of the federal land claims policy in Canada from the perspective of Algonquin law, and was published in 2017. She is also the co-author of three major reports published by the Yellowhead Institute and many other newspaper and academic articles. Shiri writes about resource extraction, Crown-First Nations fiscal relations, police, and the relationships between capitalism and colonialism, and can be found here on Twitter.

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Last winter, ICL had the pleasure of hosting two entirely French trainings with women from MOFIF and needless to say, they took all this experience and turned it into fuel to propel their projects.

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