The City of Saskatoon has launched what is being called an, “educational experience” about the Indigenous experience in Canada and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in particular in regards to naming the new North Commuter Parkway bridge. The process has resulted in about 98% positive suggestions with people being invited to submit names until the end of October.
The University of Saskatchewan Aboriginal Students’ Centre is presenting a screening of: “Birth of a Family”. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 starting with a reception at 6:00 pm at the Gordon Oakes Red Bear Student’s Centre with the film following at 7:00 pm at the Neatby Timlin Theatre (Arts 241). All are welcome to attend this event.
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) Chief Bobby Cameron commenting on a recent incident at the Sears store in Prince Albert says that racial profiling is a daily occurrence in Saskatchewan.
Jonathan Charlton, Saskatoon StarPhoenix September 26, 2017
Noted author Mary Harelkin Bishop is launching her new book, “Skye Bird and the Eagle Feather” at McNally Robinson Books located at 3130 8th St. E., Saskatoon, SK. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm.
Recently, there was a ceremony to mark the official opening of Chief Whitecap School. The facility is located in Saskatoon’s Stonebridge community and serves the K-8 population of Stonebridge and Grades 5-8 from Whitecap Dakota First Nation.
Pathways to Education Canada recently announced that they have partnered with the Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) to improve high school graduation rates of Indigenous youth. This program also attempts to remove inequities related to education and employment.
The University of Saskatchewan, College of Education, Department of Education Foundations is hosting, “Canada 150…More Or Less”. This conference will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 8:45 to 4:00 pm at the various location in the Education Building, University of Saskatchewan.
As part of the University of Saskatchewan’s Canada 150 Book Series the book launch of: “The Mighty Hughes: From Prairie Lawyer to Western Canada’s Moral Compass” will take place on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Dentons LLP Student Lounge, College of Law, 15 Campus Drive at 4:30 – 6:00 pm.
The Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc (CLASSIC) is hosting a Free ID Clinic. This event will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Station 20 West, 1120-20th St. W., Saskatoon, SK.
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