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Statement Gathering will take place daily from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm at the Inn at the Forks

Event Map

Day One
*Lighting of Sacred Fire Ceremony, Pipe Ceremony and Four Direction Drum Calling
*Opening Remarks from Commissioners and Survivor Committee Representative
*Churches hosting Reception for Survivors
*Sharing Circle with Commissioners, dignitaries and survivors
*screening of ‘Older Than America’ with director Georgina Lightning in attendance
*Musical Performances; Buffy Sainte-Marie, Blue Rodeo and more
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Day Two
*Prairie Perspectives on Indian Residential Schools, an academic conference- See agenda
*Unity Ride enters site of Forks
*Inuit showcase of Drum dancing and Throat singing
*Readings of works by Authors, including Scotia Bank Giller Prize winner Joseph Boyden
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Day Three
*Metis Jamboree
*‘Fabric of the Sky’ World Premiere of new play by Ian Ross
*screening of ‘Muffins for Granny’ with director Nadia Mclaren in attendance
*Musical Performances; Susan Aglukark, Inez, special guest Robby Romero and more
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Day Four
*Red Rider Skateboarding Team demo with DJ
*Powwow (poster PDF)
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