Karina Vernon is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto Scarborough where she researches and teaches in the areas of Canadian and Black Canadian Literature, critical pedagogy, and Black-Indigenous solidarities. She is the editor of The Black Prairie Archives: An Anthology (Wilfrid Laurier UP 2020), which brings to light a new regional archive of Black Canadian prairie writing from 1872-2019.
How do we imagine Black-Indigenous futures, free from the violence of colonialism and racism? In this Brief, Karina Vernon looks, and asks us to look, to art and literature so that we can shape these new/old political realities.
Yellowhead Institute generates critical Indigenous policy perspectives.