Panel discussions

Wednesday September 13th 2017
9 am to 5 pm
picto Palais des congrès de Montréal, Room 511

Free, registration required

9:30 - 11 am

Mowhak Chiefs and dignitaries will share their vision of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples and the rôle of reconciliation in the practice of these rights. Official announcements will be made Mr Denis Coderre, mayor of Montréal.

By invitation only

1:50 - 4:30 pm

(1:50 - 3 pm)

Roundtable with young Indigenous warriors and their visions for tomorrow, organized in collaboration with Wapikoni mobile.

Jennifer O’Bomsawin, Political Science Student, Young Huron-Wendat and Abenaki Activist | moderator

Melissa Mollen-Dupuis, Innu, Idle No More Activist

Claudia Petiquay, Atikamekw, Youth Representative of the AFNQL Youth Network

• Samian, Anishinabe Rapper, Actor, Photographer

• Emilio Wawatie, Wapikoni Mobile Anishinabe Filmmaker

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(3:15 - 4:30 pm)

Roundtable of Indigenous pathfinders, who worked on the Declaration in Geneva.

• Monika Ille, Executive Director, Programming and Scheduling, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) | moderator

• Kenneth Deer, political activist and newspaper editor, heavily involved in the Indigenous international movement at the United Nations in Geneva

• Jennifer Preston, Indigenous Rights program coordinator for Canadian Friends Service Committee (CFSC)

• Roméo Saganash, Eeyou, NDP, Member of Parliament Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou

Marie Wilson, Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada 2009-2015

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“Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and international human rights law.”

Article 1 - UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Event is free and open to all, subject to availability.

Participants Workbook

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