Thursday Sept. 7th

Leadership Panel: Where to Begin

Chief Councillor Ken Watts, Tseshaht, BC

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) Grand Chief Garrison Settee, Pimicikamak Cree Nation, MB


Session 2: Bill 79:

Anne Panasuk, Former Special Advisor, Quebec Government


Session 3: Connecting Disparate Data to Understand the Student Experience

Ashley Whitworth, Project Director, Yúusneẁas Project and Management Consultant for Indigenous Communities


Session 4 : Translation of French Documents

Dr. Jérôme Melançon, Associate Professor, Chair of The French and Francophone Intercultural Studies Program, University of Regina



Friday Sept. 8th

Session 1: Forced Transfers: Finding Missing Family Members in Cemeteries

Tanya Talaga, Fort William First Nation, ON

Elizabeth Anderson, Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation, YK

Sharon Macintyre and Christine Szabo, Pine Creek First Nation, MB


Session 3: Know History Workshop: Using Archival Documents to Support Your Search

Ryan Shackleton, Founder and CEO, Know History


Session 4: Survivors Voices: Through Storytelling “Pour toi Flora – Dear Flora”

Sonia Bonspille Boileau, Director and Screenwriter, Kanehsatà:ke, QC