Manitoba Lieutenant Governor

Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

The Honourable Anita R. Neville, P.C., O.M.

Reconciliation Through Education

In partnership with…

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - University of Manitoba | Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation - Université du manitoba

Lt.-Gov. Anita R. Neville is pleased to announce a new initiative, in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR), to provide Manitobans the opportunity to learn about the truth of our history from First Nations, Métis and Inuit knowledge keepers. Presenters will share experience and insight on how all we can all play a role in the ongoing work of truth, reconciliation and healing to build a more respectful and just society for all.

Topics and Registration Dates

Those wishing to attend MUST register in advance with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor by calling 204-945-2753. Seating is limited. Guests may reserve a maximum of two seats per registration. There is no cost to attend. Please see the registration dates below.

March 21, 2024

The History of the Residential School System

Speaker: Kaila Johnston, Director of Education, Outreach, and Public Programming, NCTR
Registration opens March 7, 2024

April 17, 2024

Unconscious Bias and Debunking Stereotypes

Speaker: Dr. Cary Miller, Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Manitoba
Registration opens April 3, 2024

May 16, 2024

Legal Fall-out of the Residential School System: the TRC and the NCTR

Speaker: Kaila Johnston, Director of Education, Outreach, and Public Programming
Registration opens May 2, 2024

June 20, 2024

Intergenerational Impacts and Ongoing Societal Discrimination

Speaker: Kathy Pompana, Resolution Health Support Worker, Anish Corporation
Registration opens June 6, 2024

BREAK FOR SUMMER

September 16, 2024

Residential School Denialism and How to Counteract it

Speaker: Dr. Sean Carleton, Professor of Indigenous Studies, University of Manitoba
Registration opens September 5, 2024

October 17, 2024

Indigenous Legal Rights: UNDRIP, Treaty Rights and the TRC’s Calls to Action

Speaker: Dr. Brenda Gunn, Professor of Law, University of Manitoba
Registration opens October 3, 2024

November 21, 2024

What is Reconciliation: Allyship in a Colonized Canada

Speaker: Rev. Tanis McLeod Kolisnyk, Rupert’s Land Belchertown Coordinator, Sessional Instructor, CMU and St. John’s College
Registration opens November 7, 2024