Canadian History-From an Aboriginal Perspective

This event is in the second program in the Haig-Brown Writer in Residence series. Sellars will be doing a presentation that was the basis for her book Price Paid.  This presentation looks at Canadian History from an Aboriginal perspective.  In the preface to the book she explains: “As ugly as it may be sometimes, we cannot do a proper job of examining history without looking at the whole picture.  We have to peel away the layers of “history” to get people to understand and address the ongoing conflict between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities today.”  Sellars has a history degree from the University of Victoria and a law degree from the University of British Columbia, and is an experienced and engaging public speaker.  For her presentation she has drawn from her education as well as her personal experience growing up on the reserve and in a residential school.  She has delivered this presentation in many parts of the province, where it has been well-received by both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal audiences.

Event Date(s)
February 17, 2018: 1-4pm
The Museum at Campbell River, 470 Island Hwy at 5th Ave