Free public lecture – March 2015

Free public lecture – March 2015

Public lecture and branch meeting

Topic

Indigenous Rights in the Global Context

Who

Lewis Cardinal, President and CEO of Cardinal Strategic Communications

When

Thursday, March 19, 2015  6:00-7:00 P.M.

Where

Grant MacEwan University City Centre Campus 10700 104 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta Room 7-218  For maps and directions click here.

Lecture and speaker information

Photo by Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Journal

Photo by Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Journal

Lewis Cardinal is a communicator and educator, he has dedicated his work to creating and maintaining connections and relationships that cross-cultural divides. His work has mirrored his personal vision of a socially just and responsive society. His long track record of public service includes founding board member of Racism Free Edmonton, Vice President of the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights, founding Board Member of Alberta Aboriginal Arts, Board Director for the Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters, Co-Chair of the Aboriginal Commission for Human Rights and Justice, and Trustee of the Council for a Parliament of World Religions to mention a few.

His presentation will cover
· Indigenous Traditions of the Individual and the Collective: the Person and the Nation;
· United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the gathering of global Indigenous Peoples and the gathering of Voice; and
· The unexpected gifts of collective rights.

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