Opinion | Picking up the strands of Indigenous history in Waterloo Region – The Record

Opinion | Picking up the strands of Indigenous history in Waterloo Region – The Record

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2022398 Views

Nov. 29, 2022

An exhibit on Indigenous people here, reclaiming their culture, is open for visitors to the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum, Luisa D’Amato writes

If you wonder what the “Land Back” camps are really all about, but have been unsure how to ask, the answer is now waiting for you in — of all places — a museum.

A remarkable, thought-provoking exhibit at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum in Kitchener takes the familiar stories of how Waterloo Region was settled, and weaves in the strands that are missing.

The Indigenous strands.

The journey starts with the murals of artist Selwyn Dewdney, created in 1950 and depicting the history of Waterloo Region as it was understood at the time.

Read More: https://www.therecord.com/news/waterloo-region/opinion/2022/11/29/picking-up-the-strands-of-indigenous-history-in-waterloo-region.html

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