Guelph, Ontario. June 1, 2011.
What: Viewing the movie “Shannen’s Dream”.
Shannen Koostachin of Attawapiskat First Nation had a dream – safe and comfy schools and culturally based education for First Nations children and youth. She worked tirelessly to try to convince the federal government to give First Nations children a proper education before tragically passing away at the age of 15 years old in 2010.
Now it is our turn to carry her dream forward.
Join the Guelph & District Labour Council for a showing and panel discussion regarding the movie Shannen’s Dream.
The panelists will include:
- Joanne Webb – CUPE Ontario and OFL Diversity Vice President for Aboriginal Peoples.
- Nicole Kendrick – Anishnabeg Outreach Guelph Wellington – Employment Counsellor.
- Deputy Grand Chief Terry Waboose – Alternate Education Director – AFN – Ontario Region.
When: Thursday June 9 at 7:00 pm
Where: OPSEU Office – 400 Speedvale Ave. W. (corner of Speedvale Ave. and Marksham Rd.)
Who: All are welcome to attend this free event.
Refreshments to be served.