City of Thompson: Event – Building Bridges to Reconciliation
FREE Admission Everyone Welcome!
Date: Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017
4:30-5:30 Food & Conversation
VRCC Multipurpose Room
5:30-6:15 Presentation by Dr. Alex Wilson
UCN Lecture Theatre
6:30-8:30 Movie: We Were Children
UCN Aboriginal Centre
In this feature film, the profound impact of the Canadian government’s residential school system is conveyed through the eyes of two children who were forced to face hardships beyond their years. WE WERE CHILDREN gives voice to a national tragedy and demonstrates the incredible resilience of the human spirit.
Sweat and feast to follow on Sat. Mar. 25/17
Introduction and debriefing by local Elders.