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Community Stories of Truth and Reconciliation - Coquitlam

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Douglas College Auditorium

1250 Pinetree Way

unceded territory of the coast salish people

Coquitlam, BC V3B 7X3

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Free opening reception with food and refreshments. All welcome. Accessible venue

We welcome you to this thoughtful and insightful community conversation on reconciliation and how community groups, volunteer boards, institutions and individuals can join in on the ongoing process.

There will be free appetizers and refreshment starting at 5 PM. Panel presentation begins at 6:00 PM.

Our event is free however we are accepting donations to help us cover our costs and in order to make a financial contribution to Spirit Of The Children, our local First Nations Support and Healing Organization.

Panel moderator: Dave Seaweed, Aboriginal Coordinator, Douglas College

Panelist includes:

Fred Hulbert

Council Member, Kwikwetlem First Nation

Harlan Pruden

Harlan is First Nation Cree/nēhiyaw and a UBC Ph.D. student, Managing Editor of Two-SpiritJournal.com and serves as a Two-Spirit consultant to the BC CDC's Chee Mamuk Program and the newly formed Trans Care BC. He is also a Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS member who provides advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary of Health & Human Services and the White House.

Tuy't'tanat - Cease Wyss

Skwxwu7mesh/Sto:Lo, Cease is Coast Salish of mixed cultures with Polynesian and European cultures. Her focus has been nurturing cultural handshakes with diverse communities through art, culture and technology. She is a media artist and ethnobotanist who has participated in international and local projects that address community engagement and public intervention. Cease is a grandmother/mother/daughter/sister /granddaughter who strives to nurture stronger and more positive views of women.

Natasha Webb

Natasha is the President of the Aboriginal Student Collective at Douglas College and has been building strong partnerships throughout the institution in order to plan and encourage Aboriginal students to participate in traditional cultural practices on campus. The Collective partners to organize the Sisters in Spirit Lantern Vigil, an annual event of remembrance for missing and murdered Indigenous women across Canada. She will be speaking about her efforts to Indigenize the college experience.

A moderated Q & A will follow the panel's presentation. Bring your questions and your commitment.

Please help us spread the word by downloading and sharing our poster for this event.

We would like to thank our partners on this project:

Douglas College, Aboriginal Student Services

Spirit of the Children Society

Reconciliation Canada

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unceded territory of the coast salish people

Coquitlam, BC V3B 7X3

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