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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Artisits Talk/Mi'kmaw Filmmaker
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 lynne.bell.usask.ca
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 len.findlay.usask.ca
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