National Sixties Scoop exhibit in Calgary

 

A travelling exhibit that tells the history of the Sixties Scoop and its survivors, will be on display this week in Calgary.

The exhibit will be featured at the Calgary Public Library, Central location (800 – 3rd, Street, SE) Wednesday, March 6th from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.

The “Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta” (SSISA), in partnership with the Government of Alberta and the Legacy of Hope Foundation, is bringing the Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop exhibition to various Alberta locations. The first of its kind exhibit shares the experiences of survivors, including twelve personal testimonials of strength and resilience.

 

Adam North Peigan, President, Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society of Alberta speaks with CJWE's Jeremy Harpe

 

The exhibit, Bi-Giwen: Coming Home – Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop will travel to Calgary, Lethbridge, High Level, Peace River, St. Paul, Fort McMurray, Edmonton, Gift Lake Metis Settlement and Fishing Lake Metis Settlement.