Coutts, Alta., still a village divided after convoy blockade
“Splits can happen within a community and you do see increasingly it’s ‘for or against, with us or against us.’ It’s very tough to recover from those kind of splits,” said Lars Hallstrom, a political scientist with an expertise in rural issues.
The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy is located on traditional Blackfoot Confederacy
territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well
as all Indigenous Peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our community.