Public Screening of ‘Birth of a Family’ and Conversations with Filmmaker Tasha Hubbard

The Diversity and Equity Committee (DEC) Conversation Series, School of Social Work, Celebrates Social Work History Month with the Public Screening of ‘Birth of a Family,' an NFB Documemntary based on the experiences of four Indigenous children (Now all in middle age​) 'removed from their young Dene mother’s care as part of Canada’s infamous Sixties Scoop.' (NFB).​​ The screening is followed by Conversations with Filmmaker Dr. Tasha Hubbard, writer​ and associate professor in the Faculty of Native Studies at the University of Alberta. ​​The event features Dr. Raven Sinclair, an expert on the Sixties Scoop and Professor of Social Work at the University of Regina​. The event is moderated by​ Catherine Martin, writer, drummer and the first woman Mi’kmaw filmmaker from the Atlantic Region. 

Category

Special Events

Time

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Location

Room 1108, Mona Campbell Building, 1459 LeMarchant Street, Dalhousie University

Cost

Free

Additional Information

Light refreshments will be provided.
Access is provided to distance students.
This event is brought to you by the Diversity and Equity Committee (DEC) of the School of Social Work, Dalhousie University.

Contact

ifeyinwa.mbakogu@dal.ca Chair of the Diversity and Equity Committee (DEC)