Diversity Thunder Bay presents a Series of Zoom Workshops.
Diversity Thunder Bay is excited to announce the return of our successful speaker series,Moving Forward with Reconciliation.Our next event isCare and Responsibilities in Sponsorship Relationshipspresented by Cynthia Nault,Wednesday December 7th from 12pm-1:30pm via Zoom.Cynthia Nault will share with us about the nuances of special relationships between sponsors and the recipients of sponsorship and the continued harm being done by large corporations and their agents. We’ll review a brief history of colonization so far, why this is happening, and explore ways that everyday Canadians can interrupt this pattern of harm.Cynthia Nault is Two-Spirit Anishnaabekwe, Wolverine Clan, from Red Rock Indian Band. She holds an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Multimedia Production from Confederation College. She has made websites, and illustrated and programmed her own video games and apps. Cynthia is a multimedia artist, meaning that she makes art in and explores various mediums in both the digital and physical space. She is a self-taught beader and a painter who studied Painting as a Spiritual Practice for many years under her friend and mentor, fellow artist and activist, Angela Gollat. Cynthia now teaches Painting as a Spiritual Practice herself and as an artist and teacher, she delights in sharing the philosophy with others and in community art creation. Cynthia is the Community Engagement Coordinator at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.To register for this *FREE* event please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our first, Moving Forward with Reconciliation in Thunder Bay & Area, was on November 3rd, 2021 and featured a panel with Melissa Hardy-Giles, Sol Mamakwa and Wendy Landry. Watch the recorded event by clicking the poster below:
Our second in the series was entitled Canada at a Crossroads: Unmarked Graves, Laissez-Faire Racism, and Indigenous-Settler (Re)conciliation with Jeffrey Denis and was presented on November 17th, 2021. Watch it now below. **Trigger Warning: Some of the content of this presentation may be triggering to those who have experienced racism and oppression.**