8TH FIRE is a provocative journey through Aboriginal country showing you why we need to fix Canada’s 500 year old relationship with Indigenous peoples; a relationship mired in colonialism, conflict and denial.
Saturday, May 13, 1- 3 pm
EPISODE 1: Indigenous in the City
Meet the rich kaleidoscope of Aboriginal people who are fast joining the country’s urban middle class and bringing their culture with them.
EPISODE 2: It’s Time!
Memorable people and stories from across the country illustrate why there’s an economic, demographic, and moral imperative to fix Canada’s troubled 500 year relationship with Aboriginals.
Saturday, May 20, 1 – 3 pm
EPISODE 3: Whose Land Is It Anyway?
An evocative look at the role that land plays in the conflicted relationship with Aboriginal peoples and the rest of Canada.
EPISODE 4: At the Crossroads
How the Aboriginal community’s feisty and self confident youth; the “Seventh Generation” Who are taking new pride in their heritage and pointing the way forward to a new relationship.
Free, drop in @ Gabriola library
Sponsored by the gabriola historical & museum society