Project #12: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land: Indigenous Labour on Burrard Inlet”

March 13, 2015DTC News, GHP News

We are pleased to announce the release of Project #12 of the Graphic History Project: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land: Indigenous Labour on Burrard Inlet” illustrated and written by Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation) with co-authors Robin Folvik and Sean Carleton (Graphic History Collective). This new comic focuses on Indigenous labour and responses … Read More

Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle

February 13, 2015GHP News

The Graphic History Collective is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle. The book is an anthology of comics on Canadian labour history produced for the Graphic History Project and will be published in 2016 with Between the Lines Press. The GHC, along with historian Paul Buhle, … Read More

Project #10: Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love

January 20, 2015GHP News

We are excited to share the mini-comic version of Kwentong Bayan: Labour of Love, a community based comic book project created by Toronto-based artists Althea Balmes (Illustrator) and Jo SiMalaya Alcampo (Writer) in close collaboration with caregivers and supporters. This comic looks at the real life stories of Filipina migrant workers in the Canadian Live-in … Read More

Preview: “Working on the Water, Fighting for the Land”

August 7, 2014Comic News, DTC News, GHP News, News

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

Project #8: An ‘Entirely Different’ Kind of Union: The Service, Office, and Retail Workers’ of Canada (SORWUC)

June 26, 2014GHP News, News

We are excited to share the newest contribution to the Graphic History Project: An ‘Entirely Different’ Kind of Labour Union: The Service, Office, and Retail Workers’ Union of Canada. Growing out of the many movements that emerged in the 1960s and 70s, SORWUC was a socialist-feminist union based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, that sought … Read More