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Topics: Human rights promotion

Events

Métis Memories of Residential Schools: A Testament to the Strength of the Métis

July 28, 2022 to January 13, 2023

Cost: This space is free to access.

Location: The Forks North Portage Partnership
Classroom Lobby

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A graphic image of 24 mosaic tiles depicting Métis experiences in colonial schooling systems. Together the images show a red infinity symbol on a blue background.

Exhibitions

ARTiculate Our Rights

July 30, 2021 to May 31, 2023

This vibrant art exhibition explores youth perspectives on human rights for themselves, their families and their communities.

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A museum gallery featuring artwork projected onto large screens and colourful geometric shapes.

Stories

Nursing and Indigenous peoples’ health: reconciliation in practice

By Maureen Fitzhenry

Nurses’ long‐time partnership shows that decolonizing our health care systems is necessary for enhancing respect, fairness and social justice for First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

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A group of Indigenous women nurses stand together outside.

Star Trek and human rights

By Murray Leeder and Alana Conway

Star Trek has offered an intelligent, socially conscious approach to science fiction since it debuted in 1966. Current Star Trek series feature complex, nuanced perspectives on important human rights matters such as genocide, migrancy and refugees.

A humanoid alien stands next to a wall.

From refugee to firefighter

By Maureen Fitzhenry

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A smiling man stands in front of a fire truck.

Graphic truths

By Stephen Carney

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The covers of many graphic novels.

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

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A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

Jody Williams and the campaign to ban landmines

By Julia Peristerakis

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A woman sitting on a chair with hands clasped looks thoughtfully ahead, as if answering a question.

Travis Price’s act of kindness

By Julia Peristerakis

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Six teenagers and a middle-aged woman stand with their arms around each other and are smiling for the camera. They are all wearing pink shirts.