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Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report Reading Group

Choral Reading by Gerald Ferguson and 25 other Performers

Choral Reading by Gerald Ferguson and 25 other Performers, November 17, 1977.

Session #2

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Session #2

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@ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Session #3

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@ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Session #4

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@ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Session #5

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@ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Session #6

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@ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Session #7

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Special Events

Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report Reading Group

Session # 2 – Thursday, January 18, 2018, 6:30-8 pm

This group, hosted by the E.P. Taylor Library & Archives, will gather for 7 monthly sessions to read and discuss Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future: Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The Commission was established in 2008 with the dual mandate of gathering the testimony of survivors of the residential school system and providing a path forward to healing and reconciliation. This reading group will pay particular attention to questions of how cultural producers and art institutions can acknowledge our roles in a colonial past and present, how we can develop practices that work toward reconciliation, and how to understand the calls to action in an artistic context.


We are excited to welcome Michael White and Jeffrey Kiyoshk Ross as co-facilitators of the reading group, as well as Knowledge Keeper my Desjarlais.

For this session, participants should read the History section of the report, pages 37 - 133, in advance of the gathering.

The report can be downloaded for free from the TRC website at the following link: http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/File/2015/Honouring_the_Truth…

For those who attended the first session, please note the updated schedule below.

Upcoming Reading Group Schedule

 

Session #3 – February 22, 2018
The Legacy, pp. 134-182

Session #4 – March 15, 2018
The Challenges of Reconciliation, pt.1, pp. 183-245

Session #5 – April 12, 2018
The Challenges of Reconciliation, pt. 2, pp. 246-317

Session #6 – May 17, 2018
Calls to Action, pt. 1

Session #7 – June 14, 2018
Calls to Action, pt. 2

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