Join local activists and community leaders for a frank conversation on how reconciliation has moved forward.
RISE - Reconciliation In Solidarity Edmonton, in partnership with the Art Gallery of St. Albert and the City of St. Albert present In This Together: An honest chat about reconciliation since the TRC.
Five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission held its final National Event in Alberta, join contributors of the anthology “In This Together: Fifteen Stories of Truth and Reconciliation” to hear about their continued connection to the cause of reconciliation. Contributors will be joined by local activists and community leaders for a frank conversation on how reconciliation has moved forward. Learn about the initiatives taking place in our region and how you can contribute to this ongoing work.
- Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
- Miranda Jimmy
- Steven Cooper
- Hazel McKennitt
- Cheryl Whiskeyjack
- Carissa Halton
After the event, that is hosted at the Arden Theatre thorough a partnership with the City of St. Albert - Culture, attend other free activities happening in the afternoon throughout St. Albert to mark this important five-year anniversary, including:
Interactive and Programming Activities:
- St. Albert Place Lobby: TRC Photo Exhibit "Courage & Strength", Terry Lutsy: 9 am – 4 pm
- Art Gallery of St. Albert: (more info on artgalleryofstalbert.ca)
- Reconciling Edmonton Art Exhibition by RISE: 10 am – 5 pm
- Art activities for all ages related to the Reconciling Edmonton Art Exhibition 10 am – 5pm
- Poetry Reading at Art Gallery of St. Albert: 2-3pm
- Michif Cultural Connections Company (Juneau House): displays and programs: times TBC
- St. Albert Public Library: Walk With Me Interactive Display by RISE: 9 am – 5 pm
- Musée Heritage Museum, History Gallery. Residential School Museum Display: 9 am – 5pm
Self guided activities (outside):
- Stuart Steinhauer Statues (outside/ rear St. Albert Place) https://stalbert.ca/maps/cultural/publicart/details/mother.php
- Healing Garden (other side of the river from St. Albert Place) https://stalbert.ca/exp/heritage/healing-garden/
Join us for a discussion with Edmonton-based Métis writer Marilyn Dumont and hear more about her poetry and perspectives on Métis history. Everyone is welcome, even if you have not had a chance to read the book yet!
Presented thanks to the support of University of Alberta Libraries and Edmonton Public Library.
Borrow a copy of "The Pemmican Eaters" today from Edmonton Public Library.
Purchase your own copy "The Pemmican Eaters" from local bookseller Audrey's Books.