Niigaan: An evening of conversation

Saturday, June 8, 2013
from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa
550 Cumberland St
Ottawa, ON Canada

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Niigaan: An evening of conversation will centre on treaty responsibilities and understanding the treaty relationship that formed Canadian society.

Host: Waubgeshig Rice
Speakers: Chelsea Vowel, Ed Bianchi, John Borrows, Shiri Pasternak, and others


Objectives

Inform on:

  • Indigenous protocols, cultures and traditions
  • Indigenous perspectives on the treaties
  • Settler interpretations of the treaties
  • Treaty scope and meaning

Share ideas and discuss solutions:

  • Brainstorm possible activities to recognize and respect treaty responsibilities
  • Possible creation of a treaty working group
  • Encourage personal commitment to making change

Participate in ceremony together
Build a nation to nation relationship for positive change

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