Lex̱éywa Art Activism

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Mamele' awt Aboriginal Center

3277 Gladwin Road

Abbotsford, BC V2T 4Y9

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Lex̱éywa Art Activism

With Elder Beatrice Silver

and Special Guest Speaker,

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald, Q’um Q’um Xiiem Professor Emeritus, UBC

Friday, May 24, 2019

9:00 am- 12:00 pm

Lunch Provided

Afternoon Discussion Groups available

Lex̱éywa - “Torch,” bring light to dark places, calls us to consider the history and impact of residential schools on a national level, as well as on a local scale, as viewers move through the circular exhibition with large-scale paintings paired with audio recordings relay Beatrice Silver’s story chronologically, uncovering an individual experience that speaks to the lasting impact of residential schools, as well as universal truths, struggles and ultimately, the resilience of one exceptionally strong survivor of this history we all share.​

Teachers Alexandra Klassen and Taryn MacDonald will share the process and journey as teachers from Robert Bateman Secondary with the Art Activism class.

Bea will share her experience working with the students and staff and the completion of her recently published story.

Dr. Jo-ann Archibald will respond to this work and encourage school personnel, university partners and educational leaders to continue with projects that bring indigenous and non-indigenous people together through truth and understanding.

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Mamele' awt Aboriginal Center

3277 Gladwin Road

Abbotsford, BC V2T 4Y9

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