Friday, May 29, 2015

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Closing Events Streaming at Cameron Library

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On June 2, 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) will release its final report on Indian Residential Schools in Canada.  TRC is also hosting a 4-day closing event in Ottawa, Ontario from May 31 to June 3. It is working with its national partners to host events in cities and regions across Canada.

The University of Alberta, the City of Edmonton, the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations, the Province of Alberta’s Ministry of Aboriginal Relations, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada-Alberta Region, the Edmonton Catholic School Board and the Edmonton Public School Board are partnering to deliver local events commemorating this historic milestone in our collective history.

Come to Cameron Library at University of Alberta Libraries to view any of the following events, which will be live streamed on June 1st and 2nd.

Monday, June 1, 2015: TRC Education Day

  • 8:00-8:15 AM: Welcome by Commissioner, Opening Prayer and Qulliq Lighting
  • 8:25-9:40 AM: Breaking Stereotypes
  • 10:15-11:30 AM: Youth Dialogue Panel
  • 11:40 AM-12:10 PM: Celebration of Hope and Reconciliation

Tuesday, June 2, 2015: TRC Findings Report Release Day

  • 7:00-7:15 AM: Honourary Witness Induction
  • 7:15-9:00 AM: Honourary Witness Talking Circle
  • 9:00-10:30 AM: Release of the TRC Findings on Indian Residential Schools
  • 11:15 AM-12:00 PM: Response from Parties to the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement

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