City of Thompson: Event – Building Bridges to Reconciliation

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2017166 Views

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.

Michelle Pruder


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