Tag Archives: Nakba

A Land Acknowledgment for Eurovision

Nearly every public event in Canada is preceded by a “land acknowledgment.” A host or organizer will publicly and verbally recognize the specific Indigenous people on whose traditional territory the event is being held. In my city of Calgary, for example, the host will say something like: We wish to acknowledge that we are on […]

The Enduring Nakba

One of the most important things I learned during my time with the Palestinians was how the Nakba was less a historical event than the beginning of a process that is ongoing. Here is my take, in yesterday’s The Globe and Mail.