Renewed focus on aboriginal experience in Medicine Hat – CHAT News Today

Renewed focus on aboriginal experience in Medicine Hat – CHAT News Today

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202146 Views

At least a pair of projects in Medicine Hat will soon serve as reminders of the city’s close ties with Indigenous culture and history.

But one thing both projects have in common: a close examination of the aboriginal experience.

“One of the reasons why i tell my story is two-fold: to inform people who might not know about (the aboriginal experience) and also it helps me heal,” said Brenda Mercer, cultural co-ordinator for the Miywasin Friendship Centre.

Mercer will speak about her life story during a presentation at the Esplanade this week.

She says the Kamloops residential school discovery has turned a much needed spotlight on indigenous culture.

Read More: https://chatnewstoday.ca/2021/11/30/renewed-focus-on-aboriginal-experience-in-medicine-hat/

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