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Indigenous Shared Memories, Persecution, and Divided Societies: What’s the Path Towards Healing and Reconciliation?

14 October 2021, 18:00 to 19:30 (GMT)

The event will discuss cases of indigenous experiences in two countries (Canada and Peru), their respective truth and reconciliation processes, and how those impact their social cohesion from an academic point of view. Guests will focus on social relations and political background of the social reconciliation processes. There will be 30 minutes for Q&A after the discussion.

Host: Dr Michele Groppi

Moderator: Julie Hodgins

Keynote speaker: Dr Andrea Ellner

Guest speakers: Dr Raymond Frogner and Dr Ines Ruiz

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Elders talking at NCTR event
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Group of people outside NCTR teepee

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NCTR’s spirit name – bezhig miigwan, meaning “one feather”.

Bezhig miigwan calls upon us to see each Survivor coming to the NCTR as a single eagle feather and to show those Survivors the same respect and attention an eagle feather deserves. It also teaches we are all in this together — we are all one, connected, and it is vital to work together to achieve reconciliation.