Decolonization is a process of deconstructing colonial ideologies of the superiority and privilege of Western thought and approaches. It is a collective process that involves dismantling structures that perpetuate the status quo and addressing unbalanced power dynamics. Decolonization involves valuing and revitalizing Indigenous knowledge and approaches and learning about yourself in relationship to the communities where you live and the people with whom you interact. <a href=”http://www.cpawsbc.org/about/”>Read more</a> about CPAWS-BC’s commitment to decolonization.
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