National Indigenous History Month
June is National Indigenous History Month. For more information and for more programming visit these websites:
Wednesday / Jun 9 / 7-8 pm
In celebration of National Indigenous History Month, we welcome award-winning Indigenous writer, filmmaker, journalist and playwright Drew Hayden Taylor. He will be live to answer questions and discuss his work from the book Motorcycles and Sweetgrass to the CBC Documentary, Searching for Winnetou.
Durham Indigenous Voices: Reconciliation, Resistance, Resilience and Resurgence
A 4 Part Anti-Indigenous Racism Discussion
Durham Region libraries, Durham College, Ontario Tech University, DCSI, OTSU and the Region of Durham are launching a collaborative four-part panel discussion with Indigenous peoples and First Nations from the Durham Region. Reconciliation, Resilience, Resistance, and Resurgence will focus on actions that support and amplify Indigenous Voices in our community as we move forward with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls-to-Action.
Thursdays / 6:30-8:30 pm
Jun 17 / Part 1: Reconciliation
Canada's deputy minister of Indian Affairs Duncan Campbell Scott in 1920: "Our object is to continue until there is not a single Indian in Canada that has not been absorbed into the body politic."
Speaker: Dr. Pam Palmater
Facebook Live / Monday / Jun 21 / 10-10:20 am
Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day with a special family story time! This program is for parents and caregivers with young children. Join us to learn about why this day is celebrated, and more. Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories. Join us LIVE at facebook.com/oshawapubliclibrary