Carol Williams is director of the Centre for Oral History and Tradition and professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Lethbridge, Treaty 7 Territory. Publications include the edited collection, Indigenous Women: From Labor to Activism (2012); Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic ‘Frontier’ (2003); “Reproductive self-determination and the persistence of “family values” in Alberta from the 1960s to the 1990s” in Compelled to Act, eds. Carter and Langford (2020) and “Residential School Photographs: The Visual Rhetoric of Indigenous Removal and Containment” in Out of Bounds: Photography and Migration, ed. Sheehan (2018).
The three papers in this report chart the history of reproductive justice and health in Canada and Alberta, survey emerging trends, and explore the myriad ways in which reproductive health services and reproductive justice are under threat.