Caring Across Boundaries: Exhibit Opening

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Event Details

Special Exhibit: Caring Across Boundaries
Exhibit Showing:  June 3 - 30 |  Central Library, Upper Level 

Caring Across Boundaries is photography exhibition engaging First Nations and all peoples of Canada in reconciliation to promote the wellbeing of children and youth. The exhibition shares the daily experiences of three First Nation communities, with a view to inviting every Canadian to make a real and positive difference for First Nation children and their families.

The exhibit was created by The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, an award-winning national organization providing advocacy and engagement between First Nations and non-Aboriginal peoples. The photographs were created by internationally renowned photographer Liam Sharp and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation in Ontario, Carrier Sekani Nation in BC, and Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick.

Visit the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada for more details about this powerful exhibit.

Exhibit Opening and Smudging Ceremony
Tuesday, June 6 @ 7 pm | Central Library, Reading Lounge 

Join us in our Central Library Reading Lounge for the exhibit's special opening ceremony and talk with Banakonda Kennedy-Kish Bell. Banakonda is a Traditional Practitioner, a Knowledge Carrier, and is currently the Elder-in-Residence at the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Social Work. 

All ages. No registration required.

Event Type(s): Art & Culture
Age Group(s): Adults
Dale Dyce
(519) 743-0271 ext. 276