A Draft for Asinabka

LITAL KHAIKINSummer 2017Originally published with continent. (2015) About A narrative mirror of appropriation and erasure reveals the rhetoric of legal and public discourse around Windmill’s corporate ZIBI development on unceded Algonquin land. A vision of a nation sold – rivers dammed, water privatised, the sacred disremembered, the rich honoured. A project of documentary and archival reconstruction,… Continue reading A Draft for Asinabka

To Justify Land

LITAL KHAIKINAutumn 2017 To Justify Land 1: Introduction is the first in a series of essays. The essay series begins with a hydro-electric dam expansion and condominium development currently under construction on a few islands on the Ottawa River, between the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau. These islands have long been sacred to the Algonquin… Continue reading To Justify Land