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Repeats every day 2 times. Sep. 26


Selkirk College Mir Centre for Peace presents two nights of thought provoking film in Nelson.


Sulingan (“Refuge”)


Sulingan features true stories of three Filipina women whose lives have been fraught with violence, social inequality, and disaster. With no one left to support them, they find comfort and strength in community leaders. This is the inspiring story of Filipinas at the end of the line - and the transformative spirit of care that propels them forward.


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Sep. 27


Selkirk College Mir Centre for Peace presents two nights of thought provoking film in Nelson.


Sulingan (“Refuge”)


Sulingan features true stories of three Filipina women whose lives have been fraught with violence, social inequality, and disaster. With no one left to support them, they find comfort and strength in community leaders. This is the inspiring story of Filipinas at the end of the line - and the transformative spirit of care that propels them forward.


... SEE DETAILS »

Oct. 26


As Sam McKegney writes in Magic Weapons, "the residential school haunts Native literature in Canada."


An Artist's Talk


Jordan Abel asks what it means to be Indigenous, what it means to be an intergenerational survivor of residential schools, and what it looks like to be at the intersection of Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, and Indigenous Studies.


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