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 Oâ€™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
Halifax Central Library, Paul O'Regan Hall
FreePanel discussion: Truth and Reconciliation in Action