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  • NAC

    Thursday Sep 28, 2023 at 7:00pm
     minutes

    For National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, the Ottawa Public Library in partnership with the National Arts Centre, will be hosting a one man play called "Bloodline", written by elder Albert Dumont and Co-creator, writer and musician Phil Jenkins.

    This one-person play, “Bloodline”, examines Indian Act harms. Using autobiography, poetry and photography, Albert tells the story of how the Indian Act shaped not only his own life, but the lives of his parents and grandparents.

    Elder Albert Dumont, an Algonquin poet, storyteller and artist has been named the City of Ottawa's next English-language poet laureate in 2021.

    Phil Jenkins is a local renowned historian, author, columnist, lecturer, musician & songwriter will explore the musical & visual arts and architectural.

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    Please note the NAC will be streaming Bloodline on Thursday September 28, should anyone not have access to tickets, or can no longer attend in person. Please follow this link:

    Bloodline | Livestream | Thu, Sep 28, 2023, 7:00 pm | National Arts Centre (nac-cna.ca)

  • Tuesday Oct 24, 2023 at 6:00pm
     minutes

    How do you distinguish real information from fake news? In this workshop, Marc-Alexandre Ladouceur from MediaSmarts will teach four quick, easy steps you can take to spot misinformation and find out if something online is true or not!

    MediaSmarts has been developing digital and media literacy programs and resources for Canadian homes, schools and communities since 1996. Through our work we support adults with information and tools so they can help children and teens develop the critical thinking skills they need for interacting with the media they love.

    Program is virtual only. Email with link to event will be sent out days before the program.