The University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine presents the next lecture in the 2012 Lecture Series in First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health: a theatrical monologue originally written and performed by Charlene Hellson for an audience of health care professionals.
This one woman show helps to deepen one’s understanding of the impact of recent historical events upon the lives of Indigenous people in Canada. Described as ‘powerful’ and ‘moving,’ this presentation will takes audience members on a journey of discovery and empathy. Charlene Hellson is an actor, community artist and member of the Siksika Nation.
Who: Charlene Hellson
What: “Unpacking the Backpack” theatrical presentation
Facilitated Discussion with Drs. Marcia Anderson DeCoteau, section head, First Nations, Metis & Inuit Health and Barry Lavallee, acting director, Centre for Aboriginal Health Education
When: Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 from 10:30 am to Noon.
Where: Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences
727 McDermot Avenue, University of Manitoba
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