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Event #1254

150 Acts of Reconciliation During Ongoing Colonial Violence

When: 

Saturday, May 29, 2021

09:00 - 10:30
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Indigenous programming , Northern Relations , University of Alberta , Confronting Colonialism and Anti-Black Racism , Accessible event , Intersections of Congress
Language: 
English | anglais
Accessibility Services: 
Closed captioning in English
Closed captioning in French
Simultaneous interpretation in French
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Responding to the nation-wide sesquicentennial celebrations of the colonial nation state, we published “150 Acts of Reconciliation for the Last 150 Days of Canada 150” in August 2017. Our list was designed to appeal to everyday Canadians, especially those who were committed to reconciliation but unsure how to take up the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 94 Calls to Action. In this event, we will talk about our list, our process of creating it, and the impact it continues to have. We show how everyday acts of reconciliation and solidarity can be a catalyst for profound change.

Speakers:
  • Sara Komarnisky, Research Manager, Hotıì ts'eeda: NWT SPOR Support Unit, Tłįchǫ Government and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta
  • Crystal Gail Fraser, Assistant Professor, Department of History Classics, & Religious Studies and the Faculty of Native Studies, UAlberta