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    • Preview: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land” August 7, 2014 - A new Graphic History Project comic from artist Tania Willard, Secwepemc Nation, and the Graphic History Collective research and writing team of Robin Folvik and Sean Carleton. This comic focuses on indigenous labour and responses to the coming of capitalism and colonialism along Burrard Inlet, which flows through the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm... Read more »
    • The Story of Minimum Wage in Australia by Sam Wallman July 29, 2014 - The Story of Minimum Wage in Australia examines the history of work and wages in Australia, and the importance of struggles undertaken to improve conditions for people in the country. Although successfully achieving a number of goals (such as the idea of a weekend) the fight to improve working and living conditions continues today. From... Read more »
    • Review: Comics and Canadian Feminism: Willow Dawson’s Hyena in Petticoats and the Story of Suffragist Nellie McClung July 28, 2014 - GHC Member Sean Carleton reviews Willow Dawson’s Hyena in Petticoats and the Story of Suffragist Nellie McClung on Women Suffrage and Beyond Historically, women have not fared well in comic books. As a traditionally male dominated medium, derogatory depictions of women figure prominently in both past and present comics. Even portrayals of iconic female characters... Read more »

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