Gord Hill is a member of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation on the Pacific Northwest Coast and has been active in Indigenous resistance and anti-capitalist movements for many years. He is also a writer, artist and public speaker. His book The 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book was published last year by Arsenal Pulp Press.
“British Columbia” is unique in Canada for both the large number of Indigenous nations and the province’s lack of Treaties. According to the 1763 Royal Proclamation, issued by the British after defeating France, no trade or settlement could occur in Indigenous territory without treaties.