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Exposing the Truth: Journalism's Role in Reconciliation

Nov
22
When: Monday, Nov 22, 2021, 6:00PM - 8:30PM
Attendance: Mixed Online and In-Person
Building: Malaspina Theatre (Building 310)
Room: Theatre
487 Hillcrest Avenue
Nanaimo, V9R3M3

Add to CalendarExposing the Truth: Journalism's Role in Reconciliation11/22/2021 06:00 PM11/22/2021 08:30 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverJoin us at the seventh annual Indigenous Speakers Series featuring investigative journalist Connie Walker, from the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan. Walker is the host of Stolen: The Search for Jermain, a new podcast with Gimlet Media about the disappearance of Jermain Charlo and the ongoing crisis of violence facing Indigenous women and girls. A CBC journalist for 20 years, Walker previously hosted the CBC News award-winning podcast Missing & Murdered. Season one concentrated on the unsolved murder of Alberta Williams in 1989 along the Highway of Tears in BC. Season two, Finding Cleo, focused on finding the truth behind the life and death of Cleopatra Nicotine Semaganis, a Cree child who was removed from her family as part of the Sixties Scoop. Walker is currently investigating a story about the St. Michael's residential school in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan. The event will be moderated by Nahlah Ayed, host of CBC Radio’s Ideas. When: Monday, November 22, 2021, 6:30 – 8 pm Where: Register for this free event on Eventbrite. Attend in-person at VIU's Malaspina Theatre (Building 310 on VIU's Nanaimo campus) or join us via Zoom webinar. Doors open at 6 pm, event starts promptly at 6:30 pm. If you are joining us at the theatre, please have your vaccine passport and photo ID ready, as we are required to collect proof of double vaccination for entry into the event. Masks must be worn indoors. Appetizers available in the lobby after the show. \n\nhttps://www.eventbrite.ca/e/indigenous-speakers-series-tickets-203960239567\nNanaimo Campus Building Malaspina Theatre (Building 310) Room Theatre\n487 Hillcrest Avenue\nNanaimo V9R3M3\n\nhttps://events.viu.ca/exposing-truth-journalisms-role-reconciliationhttps://www.eventbrite.ca/e/indigenous-speakers-series-tickets-203960239567falseaYqCFcQpUzxLBYhTummH26494

Join us at the seventh annual Indigenous Speakers Series featuring investigative journalist Connie Walker, from the Okanese First Nation in Saskatchewan. Walker is the host of Stolen: The Search for Jermain, a new podcast with Gimlet Media about the disappearance of Jermain Charlo and the ongoing crisis of violence facing Indigenous women and girls. A CBC journalist for 20 years, Walker previously hosted the CBC News award-winning podcast Missing & Murdered. Season one concentrated on the unsolved murder of Alberta Williams in 1989 along the Highway of Tears in BC. Season two, Finding Cleo, focused on finding the truth behind the life and death of Cleopatra Nicotine Semaganis, a Cree child who was removed from her family as part of the Sixties Scoop. Walker is currently investigating a story about the St. Michael's residential school in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.

The event will be moderated by Nahlah Ayed, host of CBC Radio’s Ideas.

When: Monday, November 22, 2021, 6:30 – 8 pm

Where: Register for this free event on Eventbrite. Attend in-person at VIU's Malaspina Theatre (Building 310 on VIU's Nanaimo campus) or join us via Zoom webinar.

Doors open at 6 pm, event starts promptly at 6:30 pm. If you are joining us at the theatre, please have your vaccine passport and photo ID ready, as we are required to collect proof of double vaccination for entry into the event. Masks must be worn indoors. Appetizers available in the lobby after the show.