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PÎkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation

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The Yellowknife launch of the cross-Canada touring art and film installation pPkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation will be marked by a special event at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

October 18th will include a conversation with the artists Lana Whiskeyjack and Beth Wishart MacKenzie as well as Lila Erasmus . With opening and closing with the Dene Drummers.

The art and film installation explores the inter-generational wounding of Canada’s Indian Residential School system and the power of art and Indigenous pathways to heal the wounding. This project features the dramatic mixed-media triptych Lost My Talk and other artwork by Alberta-based Indigenous artist Lana Whiskeyjack and the award- winning documentary film Lana Gets Her Talk by Beth Wishart MacKenzie. The screening will be followed by a Conversation in Reconciliation with the artists.

Date and Time:

Thursday, November 1, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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Upcoming Dates:
Saturday, November 10, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM


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Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre


Mike Mitchel