Resources: Selected books, articles, videos, relevant to this MOOC

Invitation to rmooc participants

Hi all. The 2013 Shingwauk Gathering & Conference: Healing and Reconciliation through Education focusing on Language Reclamation will be held at Algoma University and the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre August 2-4. See http://shingwauk.org/srsc/node/17 for more info. One idea I’d like to propose is having the folks from the artist residency…

From INDIG 502 at UCalgary
From INDIG 502 at UCalgary

Thanks to Aruna Srivastava for sharing this incredible archive of resources on residential schools and beyond. This is coming to us from her University of Calgary course, which is hosted on blackboard at the UofC. This means some of the links take you to restricted areas in the bb learning…

Artist introductions, part two
Artist introductions, part two

Intros from artists Cecily Nicholson, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Jaimie Isaac, Leah Decter, and Mimi Gellman.

Intro to artists, part one
Intro to artists, part one

Local artist and filmmaker Gabe Archie has been following the Reconsidering Reconciliation residency artists since they arrived. Here is the first part of the self-introductions, featuring David Garneau, Adrian Stimson, Gabrielle Hill, Peter Morin, and Clement Yeh.

ndnspam.com
ndnspam.com

Also, added to this discussion is my project http://www.ndnspam.com

We Were So Far Away
We Were So Far Away

“We were so far away…”: The Inuit Experience of Residential Schools (full pdf) Curatorial Text by Heather Igloliorte Sharing their Stories In 2008, a group of courageous Inuit residential school Survivors shared their experiences with the Legacy of Hope Foundation with the hope of contributing to the healing process for…

Quiz on Treaties: answers
Quiz on Treaties: answers

Facts about Treaties Quiz Answers 1. The word “Treaty” refers to: a)     A noun, referring to a contract between two or more states, relating to peace, truce, alliance, commerce, or other international relation; also, the document embodying such contract. b)    A verb: to enter and sustain a particular kind of…

Quiz on treaties
Quiz on treaties

Here’s something interesting for those who want to test their knowledge. This is a quiz on everything treaty! You may be surprised by how much or how little you know, always a good thing in a learning curve. Answers are at: Quiz on Treaties: Answers 1. The word “treaty” refers…

Songs of the land
Songs of the land

Considering the nature of this event out at Lytton, it makes sense that a few of our resident artists, at least, will try to attend. Songs of the land have particular resonance for Cheryl L’Hirondelle and Ayumi Goto in their current projects, but also for many others for many different…

Artists meet to discuss book project
Artists meet to discuss book project

On the third day of the Reconsidering Reconciliation Residency, one of the resident artists, Gabrielle Hill, was joined by her colleague from Vancouver, Sophie McCall, to present the attending group with an idea of constructing a book on creative collaborations in the context of reconciliation. Sophie flew in early morning…

Residential schools and reconciliation
Residential schools and reconciliation

More information and resources from Aruna Srivastava’s summer course…. Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Canada) The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The Commission will document…

Films and video on residential schools and reconciliation
Films and video on residential schools and reconciliation

Aruna Srivastava, at the University of Calgary, is teaching a course this summer on residential schools and reconciliation — we expect some of the students to join in our discussions as well. In the meantime, she has let us re-post her course materials, including the list below of relevant films…

Hobbema TRC hearing
Hobbema TRC hearing

Share your Truth – TRC will be in Hobbema, Alberta on July 24-25, 2013. July 15, 2013 TRC hearing will be held at the Ermineskin Jr/Sr High School Gymnasium on July 24-25, 2013. Livestreaming of the event is at the TRC lifestream site beginning July 24.

Videos of MOOC operation, and Reworks histories
Videos of MOOC operation, and Reworks histories

Looking to see how a MOOC operates? Fred Bartels demonstrates ideas related to visualizing a “connective” MOOC. This illustrates how students and facilitators generate ideas and produce work together and is a good introduction to the idea of such a course as Art+Reconciliation. From the ReWorks in Progress gathering (2012): View videos…

Some websites of interest
Some websites of interest

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has a mandate to learn the truth about what happened in the residential schools and to inform all Canadians about what happened in the schools. The Commission will document the truth of what happened by relying…

Aboriginal Healing Foundation and West Coast Line
Aboriginal Healing Foundation and West Coast Line

The Aboriginal Healing Foundation (all titles available as free html and pdf versions. Hardcover versions may also be available for free): Volume I: From Truth to Reconciliation Volume 2: Response, Responsibility, and Renewal Volume 3: Cultivating Canada: reconciliation through the lens of cultural diversity Selected essays from above volumes: Speaking My Truth Further reports…

Reconcile This!
Reconcile This!

“Reconcile This!” is a special issue of West Coast Line dedicated to art and reconciliation, edited by Jonathan Dewar and Ayumi Goto. View the Table of Contents or download the full pdf version.

Speaking My Truth
Speaking My Truth

How did we get to where we are now? Until we understand that, our future together as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples looks uncertain at best. This project is animated by a hope that debate—in the spirit of the catechesis itself—will take place in book clubs across the country, composed of…

REworks Incubation: Poetry
REworks Incubation: Poetry

Poetry from David Garneau, Cecily Nicholson, and Jayce Salloum from the October gathering at the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre, Sault Ste Marie

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