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Panel discussion: Truth and Reconciliation in Action

The Dalhousie Paediatric residency group invites you to attend a public panel discussion on putting the Truth and Reconciliation recommendations into action for the health of aboriginal children.

The event will be held at the Halifax Central Library, Paul O’Reagan Hall, on May 16th, 2016; reception at 6 p.m. followed by a panel discussion at 6:15 p.m. We are fortunate to welcome a group of incredible panelists and will have the privilege of hearing a poem by Halifax Poet Laureate, Rebecca Thomas.

Panel will be moderated by award winning independent film producer, director, writer and activist, Cathy Martin.

- Elder Jane Abram: honoured guest, educator, and Elder in Residence at Dalhousie University
- Chief Morley Googoo: Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief for the Atlantic
- Mr. John R. Sylliboy & Dr. Margot Latimer: Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing Initiative
- Dr. Amy Bombay: assistant professor, Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry
- Ms. Andrea Colfer: Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
- Ms. Philippa Pictou: health director, Pictou Landing First Nations Health Centre


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Halifax Central Library, Paul O'Regan Hall