Wednesday Weekly Newsletter - January 11, 2017

News and events from OPIRG-Carleton! 
Your student-led social justice hub on campus.

This Week: 

  • Happy New Year from OPIRG Carleton
  • Manifestations of Colonial Violence
  • First Winter SMHAC Meeting 
  • R.I.S.E. Events Happening all Month
  • Community Event Listings: Blood of Extraction Book Launch, Sex & Disability Workshop, and more! 

OPIRG-Carleton News

Happy New Year from OPIRG Carleton
Happy new year and welcome back to all our members and community! OPIRG Carleton has an exciting semester planned for Carleton students this year, with insightful and engaging events, workshops, and campaigns. 

Keep an eye out on our Facebook page and keep checking our newsletter to stay up to date on all our events and news. 

Manifestations of Colonial Violence
Thursday, January 12, 7 PM
Dunton Tower, Room 2203

Manifestations of Colonial Violence: Accounts from Survivors of Residential Schools and Indigenous Child Welfare Policies

Featuring Colleen Cardinal and John Moses: 

Colleen Cardinal will be speaking on the Sixties Scoop/Indigenous Child Removals, what it is, who it impacted, how it impacted and its connection to ongoing violence, racism and contemporary issues affecting Indigenous peoples today. Colleen will also be speaking on the grassroots organizing of adoptee gatherings, rallies and educational awareness being done by the National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare. 

John Moses will be speaking on his late father Russ's residential school memoir, written in 1965. This memoir recounts the conditions his father endured at the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School in Brantford Ontario, which he attended from 1942-1947. 

First Winter SMHAC Meeting
Wednesday, January 11
Carleton University: Library Room 464

Community News

R.I.S.E. Events Happening all Month
R.I.S.E (Revitalizing Indigenous Strength and Education) is a month-long series of events put together by the CUSA Mawandoseg Centre. Events are happening all month long. Check out the schedule below!

Community Events This Week

*Click on the event title to find out more. 

Blood of Extraction Book Launch
Wednesday, January 11, 7 PM - 9 PM
1134 Bank Street 

The Pass System
Wednesday, January 11, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Library and Archives Canada 

Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars Book Launch
Thursday, January 12, 7:30 PM - 9 PM
Venus Envy Ottawa

The 4th Carleton Community Art Exhibition
Friday, January 13-22
Carleton University Art Gallery 

Sagine Soul Art Show
Saturday, January 14
Venus Envy Ottawa

Sex & Disability with Venus Envy
Tuesday, January 17
Carleton University: UC Room 314

Send us your Events! 
OPIRG-Carleton is happy to advertise your community event or campaign related to environmental, economic and social justice. Send us a brief description of your event to to be added to our weekly newsletter. 

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Posted on January 11, 2017 and filed under Newsletter.