Adam Beach To Deliver Gail Appel Lectureship

Actor Adam Beach, will be presenting the University of Saskatchewan, College of Arts and Science, Gail Appel Lectureship in Literature and Fine Arts on Friday October 2, 2017. Beach will present Breaking Character: The Life and Art of Adam Beach at 2:30 pm in the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre and Rewriting the Hollywood Indian at 7 pm in Convocation Hall in the Peter MacKinnon Building. Both events are free and open to the public.

AFN National Chief On Parliament Resuming: ‘We Want Action And Progress’

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated last week on the resumption of the 42nd session of Parliament that there needs to be a focus from all parties on concrete steps towards building progress. As steps are taken on longer-term work, National Chief Bellegarde called for immediate action to end discrimination in areas where Canada’s own courts are demanding action.

University Library’s Visiting Lecturer

The University of Saskatchewan Library Visiting Lecturer program is presenting Raymond Frogner, Director of Archives, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba. His topic is, Red Jenkinson: The Indigenous Influence on Modern Archival Practice. This event takes place Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student Centre, University of Saskatchewan Campus.

Free Screening, Us & Them

The United Way of Saskatoon & Area and other community groups are hosting a special screening of Krista Loughton’s film about four homeless individuals, Us & Them. The screening takes place on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Roxy Theatre, 320 – 20th St. W., Saskatoon at 7:00pm.