Anthony Auchterlonie

Anthony Auchterlonie comes to lək̓ʷəŋən territories from the traditional unceded territories of Pentlatch, Ei’ksan, Sahtloot and Sasitla people of the K’omoks First Nation (Comox Valley). Anthony has an interdisciplinary academic background having completed a double major in Environmental Studies and History with a minor in Political Science at the University of Victoria (UVic) in 2018. He is currently a graduate student in the department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at UVic working towards the completion of his thesis examining memorialization practices in relation to the Holocaust and Canada’s Indian Residential School System under the guidance of Dr. Helga Thorson and Professor Carey Newman. Anthony’s research interests include transnational understandings of human rights abuses, human rights education, ethnoecology, traditional food systems, and Indigenous resurgence and (re)conciliation. Anthony has previously had the pleasure of working on the Landscapes of Injustice (2021).