Christi Belcourt: Reclaiming ourselves one name at a time


Today, Hobbema once again becomes Maskwacis (‘Bear Hills’). In its honour, CBC republished this piece in which Christi Belcourt asks:

Can aboriginal identity be reclaimed by changing names?

CBC News Posted: Dec 31, 2013 4:41 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 01, 2014 10:40 AM ET

About Arden Ogg

Arden Ogg is Director of the Cree Literacy Network, a not-for-profit in its seventh year of gathering and curating Cree language literacy materials on the web and creating connections between students, teachers, speakers and linguists across the Cree dialect-and-language continuum.
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