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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Artisits Talk/Mi'kmaw Filmmaker

Catherine Martin

Noon, Snelgrove Gallery, Murray Building, U of S campus

Catherine Martin is an independent producer, director, writer, drummer, facilitator, instructor and the first Mi'kmaw filmmaker from the Atlantic Region as well as a member of the Millbrook First Nation in Truro, Nova Scotia. She has a BA from Dalhousie University in Theatre Arts and a Masters of Education from Mount St. Vincent with a focus on Media Literacy. She has been making award-winning documentaries about her nation since 1989, producing several films with her independently owned company, Matues Productions, and also for the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).

Catherine Martin is the past Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) and served on the board since its inception in 1999; first Co-chair of Dalhousie Indigenous Black and Mi'kmaq Law Program; as well as the past chair of Society for Canadian Artists of Native Ancestry. She has been part of the development of many of the policies and programs within the Canadian Cultural and Arts Institutions to advance First Nations Artists in their respective disciplines.

Free admission and everyone is welcome.
For more information, please contact Lynne Bell at

Monday, March 19, 2012

CULTIVATING CANADA: Reconciliation Through the Lens of Cultural Diversity

A conversation with Ashok Mathur and Jonathan Dewar, two of the three editors of this volume, the third in a trilogy produced for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation on the theme of Truth and Reconciliation.

3:30 p.m., Arts 241, Neatby Timlin Theatre, University of Saskatchewan

Free copies of Cultivating Canada will be available at this event.

Free admission and everyone is welcome. Reception to follow.
For more information, please contact Len Findlay at 966-2573 or

May 3 to 13, 2011

MAY WORKS 2011: Exhibit at Snelgrove Gallery, Murray Building, U of S campus

Works from the Kenderdine Art Collection, Historic Documents University of Saskatchewan Archives and New Works from Emerging and Professional Artists.

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Free admission, everyone welcome.

Sponsored by the Humanities Research Unit, University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: (306)966-5517 or e-mail