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Indigenous Studies (on Zoom) Lecture 1: Painting Our City Beautiful
Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 1:00 PM until 2:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
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As part of our response to reconciliation, Brock House strives to provide opportunities for members to become informed about Indigenous culture, worldview, politics, and governance. This is achieved through lectures by Indigenous speakers, reading and discussing fiction, story telling and nonfiction) from Indigenous and non-Indigenous sources.
Debra Sparrow is a respected knowledge-keeper, lecturer and self-taught artist who champions reconciliation. (see full description below)
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There aren’t too many people who live in Vancouver who haven’t seen Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow’s incredible Coast Salish designs enlivening our city. Whether they are painted on buildings or weavings hanging on walls in office lobbies or cathedrals, she is achieving her objective of blanketing the city with her art. Debra (Thellawhatlwit) is no stranger to Brock House: our woodworkers craft her looms. Draped in one of her robes, Debra immediately strikes a presence. She is a respected knowledge-keeper, lecturer and self-taught artist who champions reconciliation. Whatever she chooses to speak about is always a delightful surprise. Look for her designs to grace our new Vancouver Art Gallery.
[Photo credit: Vancouver Mural Fest]