We Are All Treaty People

13

Jun

2017

Reconciliation: A Youth Perspective

  • June 13, 2017 6:30 pm - 9 pm
  • Saskatoon Unitarian Centre, 213 2nd Street East

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Saskatoon Unitarians are hosting a two day workshop June 12th and 13th at which young people will expand their understanding of Reconciliation and will create films to express their feelings about what they have learned. Their films, as well as the NFB documentary 'Birth of a Family', will be presented for public viewing the evening of June 13th. Betty Ann Adam from Birth of a Family will be available for Q&A after the screening of the film.

What: A Mini Film Festival on the theme of Reconciliation. Films created by local youth as well as the NFB's "Birth of a Family"

When: Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 7.00 PM. Doors open at 6.30 PM

Where: Saskatoon Unitarian Centre, 213 2nd Street East

Cost: Free. Donations welcome.

Tickets: Space is limited, so please obtain your free ticket from picatic

The workshop (not open to the public) was planned by Grade 12 student Sidney Shacter with support from Evan Hardy Collegiate staff and the Office of the Treaty Commissioner. With the guidance of Elder Marjorie Beaucage and resource people, workshop participants will use the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action as a focus for creating their films.

The workshop and public presentation of the films are co-sponsored with the Office of the Treaty Commissioner and the National Film Board, and are part of the lead-up to a Reconciliation Walk on National Aboriginal Day.
contacts: Rev. Karen Fraser Gitlitz, (306)491-7079

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