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
Additional screenings will be held until November 10.
Beth Wishart MacKenzie
Senior Communications Advisor
Department of Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories
T: 867-767-9352, ext. 71021