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Pine Tree Talk Series: Residential School Policies and Stories

November 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

With Elder Dr. Shirley Williams and Dr. John Milloy.

Elder Dr. Shirley Williams is from the Wikwemikong First Nation on Manitoulin Island. She is professor emerita at Trent University and a foremost researcher, teacher and protector of Anishinaabemowin. She is the author of numerous books, including Shoolee: The Early Years and an upcoming book on her residential school experiences. Shirley attended residential school in Spanish, Ontario and she will share her experiences and stories from that time.

Dr. John Milloy is a professor emeritus from Trent University. He is a leading scholar in the area of treaties and Canada’s residential school policies. He worked for the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, specifically on finding the missing children from residential schools. John will share Canada’s assimilationist policy strategies, particularly residential schools, and his experiences in trying to trace the missing children.

To register, visit: https://trentu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vMq-Fz9NQyWK_rIqwgklRQ