EHC Announces New Symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton

Registration is now full for the symposium Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton.

A diverse set of programming will help individuals and organizations from within and outside the heritage sector to find new ways forward with a focus on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.

The symposium’s schedule at a glance:

Please read this recent EHC blog post for insights from steering committee member Kim Ghostkeeper.

Consider, examine, and revisit current ways of thinking and working in the Heritage sector through presentations based on newly acquired knowledge, teachings, and lessons around the topic of Heritage, Reconciliation, and Indigenous Cultural Resurgence. This symposium will cultivate a space for personal and professional breakthroughs around reconciliation, addressing gaps in representations of Indigenous heritage in our organizations and community-based work.

Register now:

SYMPOSIUM (SOLD OUT!)

Program

Visit the symposium program page to see the steering committee members and updates about the event as they are published. Presentations announced to date include:

Key Dates & Info

More information, including program notes, can be found here.

This project represents the collective wisdom of Indigenous advisors, Knowledge Keepers, and Elders. Please contact Kim Ghostkeeper, Guiding Council and Program Committee member at symposium@edmontonheritage.ca with any questions.

Although registration is full for the pre-symposium workshop, anyone interested in finding new ways forward with a focus on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action is encouraged to sign up for the two-day symposium.

If you were unable to register for the pre-symposium workshop in time, consider signing up for the community bulletin regularly updated by City of Edmonton, Indigenous Relations Office.

Other valuable resources to prepare for the symposium if you wish include Bob Joseph’s 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act and some of the audio and reading on TRC’s media page.

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