A Museum's Role in Truth and Reconciliation


Date: Sep 29
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Theatre
Coffee & Culture

A Museum’s Role in Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

Museums came out of colonial practices and have a big role to play in communities now trying to reconcile with and better understand this history. How can museums be places for healing and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples? Join Acting Director of Museums and Galleries, Kate Wolforth, to talk about how museums are engaging in this work, and the recommendations for museums that came out of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. 

Non-Member Price:  $10 Adults, $6.50 Senior, $6.50 Military, and $5 Youth.

This program is free for members, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your free ticket online by clicking "Buy Tickets" or by calling 757-8090.

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Four experts from the sector of Educational Creative Technology will discuss the future of emerging digital landscapes for children and youth. The discussion will consider what these emerging technologies mean for educational programming. Each speaker will share a story that speaks to the challenges and successes of the use of creative technologies and will consider the impact of these technologies on society from their perspectives as educators, entrepreneurs and growing technology start-ups.

Our Panel

Janice Hertel – Instructor/ Artist/ Expert in creative gaming and immersive technologies, College of the North Atlantic

Julie Lewis – Entrepreneur, Owner of Sassy Tuna

Laun Shoemaker- Teacher and Digital Learning, NLESD

Kyla Gibbons- Professional Learning Expert, Carnegie Learning

This program is presented in partnership with the ADVOST Project and the Unesco Teachers For Social Justice Network.

This program is free, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your ticket online or by calling 757-8090.