Carol Anne Hilton Online Book EventFriday May 07 2021 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Online, Zoom
Join Carol Anne Hilton as she discusses her book Indigenomics: Taking a Seat at the Economic Table (New Society Publishers) with host Sheila North.
Indigenous peoples are taking a seat at the economic table of this country. It is time to acknowledge a past based on Indigenous economic exclusion and build a future based on Indigenous economic inclusion. Indigenomics is modern Indigenous economic design- imagining the possibilities of the emerging 100 billion dollar Indigenous economy. Hear Carol Anne Hilton describe the growing Indigenous economic strength in her new book, Indigenomics: Taking A Seat At the Economic Table.
Carol Anne Hilton is founder of the Indigenomics Institute and an advisor to business, governments, and First Nations. She is a Hesquiaht woman of Nuu chah nulth descent from the west coast of Vancouver Island. She holds an MBA and comes from 10,000 years of the potlatch tradition. She lives in Victoria, BC.
Host Sheila North, from the Bunibonibee Cree Natio is a former Grand Chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), and currently the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Legacy Bowes. Sheila is a former CBC and CTV journalist and was nominated for a Gemini Award as a CBC journalist. As a film maker, Sheila released a documentary, 1200+, about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) featured on CTV in 2019. And, a Cree host of Taken, a series about MMIW, for APTN and CBC. She created the hashtag #MMIW in 2012 to highlight conversations about the epidemic. Sheila is a proud mother of two and Kookom of one.
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Igniting the $100 billion Indigenous economy It is time. It is time to increase the visibility, role, and responsibility of the emerging modern Indigenous economy and the people involved. This is the foundation for economic reconciliation. This is Indigenomics. Indigenomics lays out the tenets of the emerging Indigenous economy, built around relationships, multigenerational stewardship of resources, and care for all. Highlights include: The ongoing power shift and rise of the modern Indigenous economy Voices of leading Indigenous business leaders The unfolding story in the law courts that is testing Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples Exposure of the false media narrative of Indigenous dependency A new narrative, rooted in the reality on the ground, that Indigenous peoples are economic powerhouses On the ground examples of the emerging Indigenous economy. Indigenomics calls for a new model of development, one that advances Indigenous self-determination, collective well-being, and reconciliation. This is vital reading for business leaders and entrepreneurs, Indigenous organizations and nations, governments and policymakers, and economists. AWARDS SILVER | 2022 Nautilus Book Awards - World Cultures' Transformational Growth & Development SHORTLISTED | 2022 First Nations Community Reads Awards SHORTLISTED | 2021 Donner Prize