Talking Residential Schools
Two upcoming events on the Shubenacadie Indian Residential School:
Friday, Sept 18, 12:00 noon until 2:20 pm, at the University of Prince Edward Island Main Faculty Lounge in Charlottetown. Chris Benjamin will give a talk on the Shubenacadie Residential School based on his book, Indian School Road.
Saturday, Sept 19, 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm, at the Halifax Central Library (5440 Spring Garden Road). Authors Chris Benjamin and Carol MacDougall will read from and discuss their recent books, one non-fiction and one fiction, each of which features a residential school and its lasting impacts and the concept of reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Canada.