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Bob Joseph will speak about his new book, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act, in which he dissects the complex issues around truth and reconciliation and demonstrates why learning about the Indian Act is essential for reconciliation.
When: Friday, May 25, 2:00–4:00 pm
Where: sxʷeŋxʷəŋ təŋəxʷJames Bay Branch
The Vancouver-based author explores ways in which the Indian Act continues to shape, control and constrain the lives and opportunities of Indigenous people in Canada and is at the root of many stereotypes that persist. A member of the Gwawaenuk Nation, Joseph is the founder of Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. and has provided training on Indigenous relations to governments, organizations, and individuals since 1994.
Books will be available for purchase.