Launch of the cross-Canada touring art and film installation pÎkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation

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YELLOWKNIFE (October 5, 2018) – The Yellowknife launch of the cross-Canada touring art and film installation pÎkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation will be marked by a special event at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

The art and film installation explores the inter-generational wounding of Canada’s Indian Residential School system and the power of art and Indigenous pathways to heal the wounding. This project features the dramatic mixed-media triptych Lost My Talk,  other artwork by Alberta-based Indigenous artist Lana Whiskeyjack and the award- winning documentary film Lana Gets Her Talk by Beth Wishart MacKenzie. The screening will be followed by a Conversation in Reconciliation with the artists.

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 6:30 P.M.

Location: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Auditorium

Admission: Free

Additional screenings will be held until November 10.

Links:

pîkiskwe-speak

Trailer

Media Inquiries:

Beth Wishart MacKenzie
pîkiskwe-speak
T: 780-902-2919
bwishmac@gmail.com

Cherish Winsor
Senior Communications Advisor
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
T: 867-767-9352, ext. 71021
Cherish_winsor@gov.nt.ca