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Understanding Residential Schools and Reconciliation

Date:
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location:
Webinar on Zoom
Cost:
Free
Understanding Residential Schools and Reconciliation

Understanding Residential Schools and Reconciliation

Thursday, September 30, 2021
10 to 11 a.m.

Join us on September 30, 2021 to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Cody Groat, Six Nations band member and Assistant Professor in Western's Department of History and Indigenous Studies Program, will speak on the history of the Indian Residential Schools system. Professor Groat will tie the history of the schools into the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and engage in a discussion moderated by Christy Bressette, Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Initiatives.

 
Content Warning: This event will include discussion of violence against Indigenous Peoples.
 
This is a free virtual event beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (find your local time zone). A Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.

Please note: Due to the personal nature of this session, it will not be recorded or available for viewing on-demand.
 
Western University is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

Contact:
alumni@uwo.ca
alumni@uwo.ca
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