Lecture

Northumberland Learning Connection presents Canada's Arctic 2017: "Northern Realities"

Date:Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time:7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Location:    Columbus Community Centre (232 Spencer St. E., Cobourg)
Canada is a Northern Nation. Canada's Arctic makes up over 40% of our landmass and is home to more than 100,000 Canadians. It is an essential part of our national identity and it is vital to our future. Come explore the history, art, landscape and contemporary issues affecting the people of the North. Rosemarie Kuptana, O.C., former Chair of Inuit Tapirisat of Canada and President of the Inuit Circumpolar Conference. A unique opportunity to hear firsthand what life was like for an Inuk daughter, born in an igloo on the sea-ice at the beginning of Inuit-settler relations. Rosemarie Kuptana was seized from her mother's lap and sent to a residential school during the rise of modern colonialism. She came to know herself as a foreigner in both the white and Inuit culture.

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