Talks from Chief Dr. Robert JosephMar 2, 2014
In honour of the Jack P. Blaney Award presented to Chief Dr. Robert Joseph in January 2014, the Simon Fraser University Centre for Dialogue produced a series of videos around the themes of culture and ancestry, residential schools, reconciliation and dialogue. More information about the award: www.sfu.ca/dialogue
View them all here:
Part 1: Culture and Ancestry: Chief Joseph discusses his childhood memories of Kwakwaka’wakw culture and explains why understanding the context of culture and ancestry is critical in the present day.
Part 2: Residential School Experience: Chief Joseph describes his experience at St. Michael’s Indian Residential School and how the trauma of the residential school system affected him as a young man.
Part 3: Reconciliation: Chief Joseph describes the concept of reconciliation and what this means for relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians.
Tribute Video: Celebrating Chief Joseph, recipient of SFU’s 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue for a lifetime of outstanding achievements promoting reconciliation among Canada’s Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples.
What is Dialogue? : Chief Joseph discusses his views about the importance of dialogue and improved mutual understanding