Shannen’s Dream


Event Notice

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.