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News archive - 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Kim Anderson's 'A Canadian Conversation' on video

Kim Anderson, Cree/Métis writer educator and associate professor at Wilfrid Laurier University in Indigenous Studies, created the work "A Canadian Conversation." The digital story weaves performance art and the archive as a response to the installation of a statue of Sir John A. McDonald, Canada's first Prime Minister, at Laurier University.
Monday, October 17, 2016

Cindy Blackstock's Summit keynote on video

Cindy Blackstock on stage speaking

Watch the opening ceremony and full keynote address by Professor Cindy Blackstock at Integrating Knowledges Summit, October 14, 2016:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

University Affairs coverage: multi-artist installation responds to Truth and Reconciliation

Driveway with chalked writing leading to old school building

Mush Hole Project at former Mohawk Institute Residential School foregrounds Indigenous experiences of site.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Mush Hole Project in the news

large empty basement room with two small windows

The Mush Hole Project at the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School was previewed by several media outlets, including our own Waterloo Stories. Here they are with links to the full stories:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Mush Hole partner Art Gallery of Guelph opens Circle Mound installation

Dawn Owen beside circle of earth outdoors

A new installation at the Art Gallery of Guelph is part of a project that came out of the Truth and Reconciliation process for survivors of Indian residential schools.

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