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Expressions of Reconciliation: A Forum of Truth, Hope, and Understanding

March 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

FREE
Going Home Star

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library, invites you to attend Expressions of Reconciliation: A Forum of Truth, Hope, and Understanding, Wednesday March 9, at 7pm at the Central Library, downtown Vancouver.

The FREE public forum will discuss the legacy of Canada’s residential schools and their lasting effects on First Nations survivors, their families, and Canadians as a way to promote reconciliation for future generations. Hosted by CBC’s Andrew Chang, and in anticipation of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Vancouver premiere of the classical ballet Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, (at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver), the evening’s event will include a presentation by Tyrone McNeil, president of the First Nations Education Steering Committee, traditional First Nations Storytelling, coupled with a Q+A with Royal Winnipeg Ballet Principal Dancer Sophia Lee.

For information, please visit: vpl.ca

Details

Date:
March 9, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
www.vpl.ca

Organizer

Royal Winnipeg Ballet
Website:
http://www.rwb.org

Venue

Vancouver Public Library
350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
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Phone:
604.331.3603