On September 29th in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Nursing Students' Association in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President (Indigenous), the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, the Centre for Human Rights Research, the University of Manitoba's Student Union, PINE (Pathway to Indigenous Nursing Education), and the Indigenous Students' Association will be hosting a day of events from 8:30 am to 3 pm.
Part of the day's events will include a Teach-In for Reconciliation at Investors Group Athletic Centre from 8:30 am to 11 am featuring:
* Dr. Sean Carleton on combating Residential School denialism; * Dr. Cary Miller on the Doctrine of Discovery and the Pope's apology; * Marc Kruse on the Peace and Friendship treaties which were formed at the Treaty of Niagara; * Prof. Brenda Gunn on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The first 500 people will receive a free orange t-shirt. If you already own an orange shirt, we encourage you to wear it to the event. Registration is not required.
The event will also be live streamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q11WOQQvs0
For further information please contact Danielle.Lang@umanitoba.camailto:Danielle.Lang@umanitoba.ca
-- Pauline Tennent, PhD (she/her) Manager, Centre for Human Rights Research <chrr.info> 442 Robson Hall University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB Canada R3T 2N2 Treaty 1 territory and the homeland of the Métis Nation [um_logo_email_signature] Tel: 204.474.6156 Pauline.Tennent@umanitoba.camailto:Pauline.Tennent@umanitoba.ca