McMaster U: Truth & Reconciliation Day Panel Discussion
Sep 26, 2022
Members of our campus community are invited to attend the National Truth and Reconciliation Day Panel Discussion hosted by Indigenous Studies faculty at the Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1110.
Hosted by the department of Indigenous studies, Savage Bear will moderate a Truth and Reconciliation Day panel discussion with Vanessa Watts, Mary Jane McCallum and Lianne Leddy. The panel will cover the following topics, with discussion between the panelists and a Q&A with the audience.
- History, policy, and development of the Indian residential school system
- Nii Ndahlohke Boys’ and Girls’ Work at Mount Elgin Industrial School and the work of the Munsee Delaware Nation History and Language Group
- Reconciliation seven years after the Truth and Reconciliation Report; a critique of Canada and its institutions and work that still needs to be done.
Date: Thursday, Sept. 29
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Place: The Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery (MDCL), Room 1110
A recording of the panel discussion will be made available starting on the afternoon of Sept. 30.
Click here to learn more. Click here to register to attend the live event.