Understanding Residential Schools and Reconciliation
Thursday, September 30, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Residential Schools and Reconciliation
Join us on September 30, 2021 to observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Cody Groat, Six Nations band member and Assistant Professor in Western's Department of History and Indigenous Studies Program, will speak on the history of the Indian Residential Schools system. Professor Groat will tie the history of the schools into the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and engage in a discussion moderated by Christy Bressette, Vice-Provost & Associate Vice-President of Indigenous Initiatives
Land Acknowledgement
Presentation by Cody Groat
Moderated Q&A 
Content Warning: This event will include discussion of violence against Indigenous Peoples. 
This is a free virtual event beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (find your local time zone). A Zoom link will be emailed to you upon registration.

Please note: Due to the personal nature of this session, it will not be recorded or available for viewing on-demand. 
Western University is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact us if you have any particular accommodation requirements or require information in an alternate format.

We are sorry, the deadline for registering for this event online has passed. Please email alumnirsvp@uwo.ca or call 1-800-258-6896 and press 2 if you are still interested in attending. Please leave your name, email, phone number, the name of your guest and specify which event you will be attending.

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