Friday, October 2: Opening Reception and Panel Discussion: “Thunder in Our Voices” Exhibition
“In the 1970s, a consortium of oil companies proposed the largest pipeline project in North America. Elders and youth from 30 Dene and Invialuit villages stopped the project. How did they do it? ‘With the thunder in their voices.’ ”
Join the Amelia Douglas Gallery on October 2 as they host the opening reception of Thunder in Our Voices, an exhibition (Sept 17 to Oct 23) of contemporary portraits from the Berger inquiry by Linda MacCannell. A panel discussion during the event with feature FNIS Assistant Professor Dr. Glen Coulthard alongside UVic’s Dr. Michael Asch and Peter Stephenson, as well as Drew Ann Wake.
Reception at 7:00 PM
Laura C. Muir Performing Arts Theatre, Amelia Douglas Gallery
700 Royal Avenue, New Westminster
Source: The Talking Stick: News and Information from the First Nations Longhouse, September 15, 2015