Say Your Name: Reclaiming Identity After Residential School
Orange Shirt Day recognizes children who were removed from their homes to attend residential schools. In honour of this day, EPL will be hosting an interactive, multimedia presentation and storytelling session by award-winning author of Fatty Legs and A Stranger at Home, Christy Jordan-Fenton and her mother-in-law and collaborator, Inuvialuit artist, storyteller and residential school survivor, Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. This workshop will explore topics such as Inuvialuit culture, the continuing impacts of Canada's Residential School System, bullying and resilience, avenues of truth and reconciliation, related resources and teaching tools. Coloured by Margaret's tales of her own life and experience.
September 22, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Whitemud Crossing Public Library
4211 106 St NW, Edmonton
Free - Registration is optional