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Canada 150 Community Conversations

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As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, the City of Mississauga is concentrating on continuing to build strong and respectful partnerships with the Indigenous community. The Culture Division and Museums of Mississauga are working with community facilitators Alexandre Nahdee, Tina Chu, Anu Radha Verma and Kris Noakes (Peel Aboriginal Network) to lead conversations across the city in 2017 to discuss reconciliation from an Indigenous perspective.

May 31, 2017:

Understanding Community Responsibilities in Reconciliation
Time: 6 - 9pm
Location: Studio.89, 104-1065 Canadian Pl, Mississauga, ON, L4W 0C2

In this Community Conversation, participants will be asked to participate in a discussion about how to integrate reconciliation into community based work. Over the course of 3 hours there will be sharing of history and teachings, participatory and self-reflection activities.

Barrier-free venue. All gender washrooms.


June 28, 2017:

Memorialization and Erasure: Highlighting Historical and Current Realities of Reconciliation
Time: 6 - 9pm
Location: Burnhamthorpe Library Program Room, 101-3650 Dixie Rd, Mississauga ON L4Y 3V9

In the second Community Conversation, Alexandre Nahdee and Kris Noakes (Peel Aboriginal Network) will share important aspects of local Indigenous history, providing an understanding of current relationships. Participants will consider the role of memory in processes of reconciliation through a variety of activities.

Barrier-free venue. All gender washrooms.


July 26, 2017:

Finding (Your) Place: Reconciliation, "Diversity" and Community-Building
Time: 6 - 9 pm
Location: Civic Centre, Committee Room A, 300 City Centre Dr, Mississauga ON L5B 3C9

In the third Community Conversation, Mississauga as a place of "diversity" will be explored in the context of reconciliation, discrimination and disruption. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and also learn from traditional Indigenous knowledge and teachings.

Barrier-free venue. All gender washrooms.


For more information please contact:

Stuart Keeler
Manager & Chief Curator, Museums
905-615-4860 ext.2106
stuart.keeler@mississauga.ca

Stas Guzar
Exhibitions & Engagement Coordinator
905-615-4860 ext.2115
stas.guzar@mississauga.ca


For the French version of this page click here.


Funded by the Government of Canada.

Financé par le gouvernement du Canada.

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