Oshawa Event: “A Carrying Place: Oshawa’s Indigenous Story”

Trent Alumni Affairs invites you to attend a presentation at the Jubilee Pavilion, followed by a tour of the newest exhibit at the adjacent Oshawa Museum.

"A Carrying Place: Oshawa's Indigenous Story"

Location: Presentations to be held at the Jubilee Pavilion, 55 Lakeview Park Avenue, Oshawa, with tours to follow at the adjacent Oshawa Museum

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Time: 6:30pm - 9:00 pm

6:30pm - doors open, refreshments will be provided

7:00pm - Welcome by Trent alumna Laura Suchan '84, Director of the Oshawa Museum, Trent University update by Julie Davis, Trent Vice-President, External Relations & Advancement, and presentation of the Trent Distinguished Alumni Award to Trent alumnus Garry Cubitt ' 67.

7:30pm - Keynote address with Q&A by Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, Director of the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent University. Dr. Lavell-Harvard is a proud member of the Wikwemikong First Nation, the first Aboriginal Trudeau Scholar and has worked to advance the rights of Aboriginal women as the President of the Ontario Native Women's Association for 11 years.

7:50 pm - Trent alumna Melissa Cole '96, Curator at the Oshawa Museum, introduces new immersive exhibit  "A Carrying Place: Oshawa's Indigenous Story"

8:00pm - 9:00 pm - New Exhibit tour

Please REGISTER in advance for this FREE event by clicking HERE.  

If you have questions feel free to contact us at 1-800-267-5774.

Thank you to our sponsors:

TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, Oshawa Museum

Government of Canada, Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nations, Private Donors

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