Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021
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Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021

Explore a range of topics shared by Indigenous speakers and knowledge keepers from this Spring Speaker Series, which  took place from April 27 to May 12, 2021. The series was presented in partnership by Burnaby Village Museum and Burnaby Public Library.

Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Spring 2021

Bringing Visibility to the Land : A Tsleil-Waututh Perspective on Community

Speaker: Michelle George, Tsleil-Waututh Nation Cultural and Technical Specialist.

Traditional, Ancestral & Unceded: A Conversation on Territorial Acknowledgements

Speakers: Fancy Poitras, Indigenous Relations Manager for the City of Burnaby and Rebekah     Mahaffey, Social Planner for the City of Burnaby.

The Legend of Deer Lake and Indigenous histories in Burnaby

Speaker: John Preissl, Freelance Photographer of Squamish and Leq’á:mel Nation ancestry

Creating Visibility in Wood Working

Speaker: Xwalacktun, OBC, Master Carver of the Squamish Nation

Weaving and Learning Through Art

Speaker: Nicole Preissl

Are We Really Changing? Reflections on Reconciliation

Speaker: Brandon Gabriel

Watch Neighbourhood Speaker Series - Fall 2020

Picture: photo credit - Janet Hoffar

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