Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay

Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay is a Bengali settler living in Tio’tia:ke for over two decades. A family doctor who serves primarily in Eeyou Istchee, Baijayanta also works in Treaty 3 and 9 territories, as well as with undocumented migrants, unhoused people and queer/trans youth in the city. He is clinical faculty at the McGill Department of Family Medicine, focusing on supporting rural/low-resource practice. Mukhopadhyay also organises around issues related to extractivism, migrant rights, policing, public services and decolonizing global health within local and international networks and collectives. His previous works include A Labour of Liberation and essays in Briarpatch Magazine, Sarai Reader and Upping the Anti.

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  • Country of Poxes

    Three Germs and the Taking of Territory

    By Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay     Forthcoming October 2022

    This story of land theft through the course of three diseases exposes how colonialism facilitates illness and profits from it.