Decolonization is a spiritual battle for the restoration of community. Creating an authentic life requires consistency and a commitment to traditional ways of being. There is no easy pathway.
–CWIS associate and Victoria University professor Gerald Taiaiake Alfred, Joe DeLaCruz Chair for Indian Government Development, speaking at Arizona State University, March 23, 2009 on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community.
The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.access here