"Clearing The Plains, and clearing the air"

March 19, 2015 - March 19, 2015

Clearing The Plains, and clearing the air. How searching for the loss of Indigenous health led to some uncomfortable truths about Canada’s past – and present.

Dr. James Daschuk is the winner of the 2014 Governor General’s Award for Canadian for Scholarly Research (Sir John A. Macdonald Prize) for Clearing The Plains – Disease, Politics of Starvation and the Loss of Aboriginal Life. He will be giving a public talk in Prince Albert on Thursday, March 19, 7 p.m. at the J.M. Cuelenaere Library, Mahon Auditorium, 125 12th Street East.

The event is being organized by SPHERU, the J.M. Cuelenaere Library and the Canadian Federation of University Women. Admission is free; all are welcome. For more information, call (306) 763-8496.