June 2016 – Round-up

Jun 28, 2016
It has been a busy month for the Reconciliation Canada team! Here is a round-up of where we’ve been this month:

 

May 27 – Canadian Association of Journalists Annual Conference
Edmonton, AB

Chief Joseph spoke of the importance of embedding reconciliation into the every practice of journalism. He sat on the panel, Can we improve coverage of Indigenous issues through collaboration?, with Erin Millar and Samantha Dawson.

 


 

June 6 – 8Reconciliation and Journalism hosted by The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, with support from Breuninger Foundation and the Inspirit Foundation
Wasan Island, ON

 


 

June 8National Reconciliation Gathering and An Evening of Reconciliation hosted by Reconciliation Canada.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park – Saskatoon, SK

 

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June 9 – Author Reading: “The Native Voice” by Eric Jamieson
North Vancouver Museum & Archives – North Vancouver, BC

 


 

June 15 West Coast Night
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre – Vancouver, BC

 


 

June 15 Pathways to Reconciliation conference hosted by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB

Watch Chief Joseph’s speech, My Vision for Reconciliationhere.

 


 

June 17 – Aboriginal Opportunities Forum hosted by the Vancouver Board of Trade
Vancouver, BC

Karen Joseph spoke on the panel, What Truth and Reconciliation Means for Business, with Clint Davis, Grand Chief Edward John (Akile Ch’oh), The Honourable Gerry St. Germain P.C.

 


 

June 21National Aboriginal Day Celebrations at Trout Lake – Vancouver, BC

This outreach engagement is made possible through the generous support of Teck Resources.

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June 22The Face of Leadership conference hosted by Minerva – Vancouver, BC

Chief Joseph provided a opening address for the conference. Karen Joseph spoke on the panel Radical Leadership: Taking Giant Steps to Close Diversity Gaps/.

This outreach engagement is made possible through the generous support of Teck Resources.

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June 24Libraries and Higher Ed in a Time of Truth and Reconciliation hosted by the British Columbia Library Association – Vancouver, BC