After 27 hours: In conversation with Derek Nepinak
Opening by Elder Fred Kelly
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Former grand chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Derek Nepinak spent 27 hours without food or drink in a replica of anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela’s prison cell inside the Mandela: Struggle for Freedom exhibition at the Museum. Reflecting on the parallels between Black South Africans and Indigenous Canadians, Nepinak will lead a discussion about discrimination and its impact on people, particularly families with children.
Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Discussion and moderated dialogue with the audience
Free event; free ticket required. Get your ticket online, by phone at 204–289-2000, or by visiting the main ticketing desk.