No One Is Illegal Radio: with Andrea Smith (author of Conquest) & Bridget Tolley (Families of Sisters in Spirit)

No One Is Illegal Radio (Thursday, September 5,) …

->To listen to this program from the CKUT archives, click here.

-> A feature interview with ANDREA SMITH, author of Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide

Andrea Smith (Cherokee) is a longtime anti-violence and Native American activist and scholar. She is co-founder of the Boarding School Healing Project and INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, a national grassroots organization that utilizes direct action and critical dialogue.

-> An interview with BRIDGET TOLLEY, organizer and activist with Families of Sisters in Spirit

Bridget Tolley is Algonquin from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg in Quebec, Canada. Her mother Gladys Tolley was struck and killed by a police car in October 2001. Bridget is a committed activist in the family-led movement to end violence and the disappearances and murders of Aboriginal women and girls. She is also active in social justice causes causes related to police violence (a founding member of the Justice for the Victims of Police Killings Coalition in Monteral), Indigenous education, housing and child welfare.

As well: -> A Free Speech Radio News report about access to school for non-status children in Quebec -> No One Is Illegal co-hosts, Robyn Maynard & Jaggi Singh, will be providing a critique of the xenophobic proposed “Charter of Quebec Values” (to be introduced officially by the PQ government next week)

This show is part of CKUT’s Off The Hour. We’re grassroots community radio on the island of Montreal.

No One Is Illegal-Montreal is part of a worldwide movement of resistance, fighting for justice and dignity, and the right to self-determination for migrants, refugees and indigenous people. Our campaign is in public confrontation with the Canadian state, denouncing and taking action to combat racial profiling, police brutality, detentions and deportations, as well as opposing the displacement and genocide of indigenous peoples on Turtle Island.