Author: Arthur Manuel

Arthur Manuel (1951 – January 11, 2017) was a First Nations political leader in Canada.

  • Arthur Manuel

    Art Manuel: Defender of the Land

    Arthur Manuel (1951 – January 11, 2017) was a First Nations political leader in Canada. He was four times elected chief (1995–2003) and three times elected chair of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (1997–2003). Since 2003, he served as spokesperson for the Indigenous Network on Economies and Trade (INET), a network of indigenous nations working on the international level to achieve recognition of Aboriginal title and rights. Watch video »

  • 150 Years of Canadian Colonization

    Arthur Manuel is a Secwepemc-Ktunaca activist and co-author of Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call. He discusses colonization in Canada and how this systemically impoverished Indigenous Peoples for generations. Watch video »