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EventsCovenant Chain Link VIII – Empowered & Empowering Youth

Friday, October 20, 2017 EDT @ 9:00 am

Covenant Chain Link VIII
Building bridges of understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples under the theme:

Empowered & Empowering Youth

Join us at the 8th annual Covenant Chain Link gathering. This year’s focus is on Indigenous youth and young adults who are empowered to be change-makers and empowering others to join in their efforts.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis was born in Northern Ontario and is a proud member of Nipissing First Nation. She is an educator, author, artist, and keynote speaker with over 15 years’ success advancing innovative programs, strategies and research initiatives across Canada focusing on topics pertaining to Indigenous issues, leadership and diversity, inclusion, and the importance of relationship building today. For more information, please visit her website at http://jennykaydupuis.com/

Other Featured Guests Include:

Elder Bob Stevenson – “Life Skills on the Land Teachings”

Indigenous Youth Leaders, Celine Debassige and Dani Lanouette

Non-Indigenous Allies, Phuong Nguyen and Rim Zeghai

Barriere Lake Drummers

BONUS: Film Screening, Birth of a Family

On Thursday evening (October 19), we are excited to present the film, Birth of a Family, by Tasha Hubbard – a documentary that addresses the Sixties Scoop legacy. This event takes place at 7pm in the amphitheater at St. Paul University (223 Main Street). Registration for Covenant Chain Link is not necessary to enjoy the movie. For those who only wish to attend the screening, we will be collecting donations to help support the event.

Register Online Here: https://secure.kairoscanada.org/civicrm/event/info?id=75&reset=1

Ticket Price:
$40 Regular Ticket Price
$25 Student & Non-Wage Earner Price

Please contact Devora Cascante for more information at dcascante@kairoscanada.org

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