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March 1

Opening Event: Right to Belong - Honouring the Legacy to End Gender Discrimination in the Indian Act

7:30 - 9:30pm

Wenjack Theatre

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March 1

Opening Event: Right to Belong - Honouring the Legacy to End Gender Discrimination in the Indian Act

Welcome to Traditional Territories: Chief Phyllis Wiliams

Prayer: Susie Taylor 

Speakers: Jeannette Corbiere-Lavell & Sharon McIvor


Join us for the first event of the 2019 Indigenous Women’s Symposium. Together we will celebrate and honour the Indigenous women leaders and their supporters for their fight to end gender discrimination in the Indian Act. Their work has had tremendous impact on multiple generations of Indigenous families and communities, including the implementation of Bill-C31. 


Doors at 7pm. Entry by donation. Students free. Please arrive early to secure a seat. No holds of large sections permitted.

7:30 - 9:30pm

Wenjack Theatre

March 2

Prayer & Opening Talk

9 - 10am

Gzowski College, Room 114

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March 2

Prayer & Opening Talk

Prayer: Susie Taylor

Speakers: Dr. Janet Miron, Mayor Dianne Therrien 

9 - 10am

Gzowski College, Room 114

March 2

Panel #1

10 - 11:30am

Gzowski College, Room 114

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March 2

Panel #1

Tony Mandamin, Fred Kelly, David Lavell, Jose Garcia


Moderated by Gabriel Maracle

10 - 11:30am

Gzowski College, Room 114

March 2

Lunch

11:30am - 1pm

Gzowski College, Level 2 Cafeteria

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March 2

Lunch

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11:30am - 1pm

Gzowski College, Level 2 Cafeteria

March 2

Keynote Address

1:15 - 2pm

Gzowski College, Room 114

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March 2

Keynote Address

Alanis Obomsawin

1:15 - 2pm

Gzowski College, Room 114

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