november, 2021

16nov6:30 PMOnline Lecture Series - In Conversation with Mike Downie and Bob Watts of the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund6:30 PM

Event Details

Publis registration is now open for the online event, being held in support of the Woodland Cultural Centre’s Save the Evidence Cmpaign and in partnership with Wilfrid Laurier University.

They aim to build cultural understanding and create a path toward reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.  Downie & Watts will discuss the organization and its programs, which are fostering reconciliation efforts from coast to coast.

To be held over Zoom.  The event will begin with a screening of the film Secret Path beginning at 6:30pm prior to a live conversation with Downie and Watts.  Members of the public are invited to register at the following link. https://wilfrid-laurier.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CXEoQ4OpT0G6EuscsDzQrw. Please note that a Zoom account is required and registration will be limited to 1,000 participants.  There will be a Q&Z session and attendees will learn more about the Woodland Cultural Centre’s Save the Evidence Campaign, which is raising funds to restore the former Mohawk Institute Residential School in Brantford into an interpretive heritage site to educate about Canada’s residential school history.  The event is free to attend, but donations to the Save the Evidence campaign are encourage.  Donations can be made through https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/m/65476/donation.

Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 PM