Historian Sarah Carter studies the history of Western Canada and the critical era that began in the late nineteenth century when Aboriginal people were dispossessed and a new population established. She looks into the colonial roots of inequality and discrimination in Western Canada—whose interests these inequities served, how and why they became so deeply embedded and durable in social, cultural and economic life, and how these colonial histories continue to shape the present.
Sarah Carter has received many prestigious awards for her work, most recently the Killam Prize in the Humanities. She is the author of Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies; Lost Harvests: Prairie Indian Reserve Farmers and Government Policies, and The Importance of Being Monogamous: Marriage and Nation-Building in Western Canada.
Join Sarah for the webinar Indigenous solidarity: Past, present and future on Tuesday November 10 at 12 noon Pacific time. It is free of charge and open to the public, but registration is required. All webinars, socials and convention events are included in the Full Convention registration. To participate in one or more free webinars only, please choose the Webinars Only option.