KAIROS and Québec Native Women public forum on Women of Courage at the Quebec national event of the TRC

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April 16, 2013

Women of Courage forum: Gendering reconciliation

As part of the Québec National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, KAIROS is honoured to co-sponsor this public forum with Québec Native Women. If you are in Montréal for this national event, please join us and please visit our display booth for conversation throughout the event. For more information and a link to national live streaming of the national event, see our resource.

Wednesday April 24, 7:00-9:00 PM, Duluth-Mackenzie Room, Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 Blvd René Lévesque West, Montréal

(Métro: Place Bonaventure) Simultaneous translation in French and English.

Join us for dialogue and discussion with these inspiring Indigenous women of courage:

– France Robertson: Coordinator of the Joliette Native Friendship Centre and intergenerational survivor

– Vernie Yocogan-Diano:  Igorot nation, the Philippines: Convenor of the Innabuyog Indigenous Women’s Collective, and a KAIROS and United Church partner

– Other speakers to be confirmed.

Presented by Québec Native Women Inc. and KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, this sharing circle will highlight the voices of women and the strength of women Survivors, and bring a gender perspective to reconciliation. Learn how women cope with traumatic experience, and how they have overcome trauma to become leaders in their fields or communities.

Bring your commitment, your voice and your ideas for making reconciliation real.

We offer special thanks to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for its support.

For more information:

KAIROS: Julie Graham, Campaigns Coordinator : jgraham@kairoscanada.org (www.kairoscanada.org)

Femmes autochtones de Québec/ Quebec Native Women: Aurélie Arnaud, Communications Officer: 514-239-0088 (http://www.faq-qnw.org/)


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