Shiri Pasternak is a Toronto-based researcher, writer, and organizer.
She is the co-founder and former Research Director at Yellowhead Institute, currently on a research leave from the Institute. She is an Assistant Professor in Criminology at X University. Her book, Grounded Authority, is an in-depth critique of the federal land claims policy in Canada from the perspective of Algonquin law, and was published in 2017. She is also the co-author of three major reports published by the Yellowhead Institute and many other newspaper and academic articles. Shiri writes about resource extraction, Crown-First Nations fiscal relations, police, and the relationships between capitalism and colonialism, and can be found here on Twitter.
2021 // Yellowhead Institute Red Paper
2020 // Yellowhead Institute Policy Brief
Why Are Indigenous Rights being Defined by an Energy Corporation?
2020 // Globe & Mail Opinion Piece
No, those who defend the Wet’suwet’en territory are not criminals
2019 // Yellowhead Institute Report
Land Back: A Yellowhead Institute Red Paper
2019 // Research Article South Atlantic Quarterly Colonialism in Three Landscapes
2018 // Yellowhead Institute Report
Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis
2018 // Policy Options Article
The gaping holes in Ottawa's Indigenous fiscal policy
2017 // Research Article Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
How does a settler state secure the circuitry of capital?