Join Us in an Important Conversation with Dene Elder Margaret & Artist Samian
Honouring our learning path towards Truth & Reconciliation
A free bilingual webinar event brought to you by:
About this Event:
Ahead of the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, join Reconciliation Education in an important conversation with Dene Elder & Survivor Margaret Reynolds (Saskatchewan) with celebrated Anishnaabe film actor, hip hop artist and activist for reconciliation, Samian (Québec). Both, featured in the online course, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation.
DATE: September 26th, 2022
TIME: Noon - 1h00 PM Eastern Time Zone [60 minutes]
COST: Free - Online
To register for this event, complete the registration form at right.
Samian is a renowned film actor and television personality, an artist from Abitibi-Témiscamingue First Nation (Québec) who performs hip hop in Anishinaabemowin, French and English. His music teaches reconciliation, restitution, love, joy and Indigenous rights issues through clever lyrics and innovative style. Samian has been a performer, mentor, and strong advocate for reconciliation for over 20 years. Samian's record label is called Nikamo, meaning music in Algonquin. More: https://www.samianmusique.com/
Elder Margaret Reynolds
Margaret is a Dene Elder and residential school Survivor of La Plonge First Nation, SK. She is a member of the Elders’ Council, a Board Member at First Nations University of Canada and content creator and speaker for the course, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation.
First Nations University of Canada
Land Acknowledgement and Welcome Words from our learning partner.
Moderated by: Melanie Pilon
Melanie Pilon is a Senior Consultant for Indigenous Relations and is a member of Bell Canada’s Network Team. Melanie is a third generation residential school survivor and proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory with strong family ties to Michipicoten First Nation.
Special Chi-Meegwetch (thanks) to Bell Canada for championing this important conversation.