Making “A Waterfront for the World”:
Racial Capitalism, Indigeneity, and the Marketing of Zibi in Canada’s Capital
Speaker: Heather Dorries, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Planning and the Centre for Indigenous Studies, University of Toronto
Chair: Katie Mazer, William Lyon Mackenzie King Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Program, Harvard University
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Heather Dorries is of Anishinaabe and settler ancestry and a member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Treaty 1. She is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Department of Geography and Planning and Centre for Indigenous Studies at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on the relationship between urban planning and settler colonialism and examines how Indigenous intellectual traditions—including Indigenous environmental knowledge, legal orders, and cultural production—can serve as the foundation for justice-oriented approaches to planning.