Human Rights Tribute to Canada’s 150th Birthday

When:
May 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Where:
Canadian Museum for Human Rights – Buhler Hall
85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg
MB R3C
Cost:
Free

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m: Panel Presentation: Asian Canadian Sense of Belonging
Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms
Members of Winnipeg’s Asian community will talk about the intersection between human rights and their own lives. Arthur Miki, Pam Rubello, Jennifer Chen, Nour Ali and Julie Javier will share their diverse perspectives in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Muni Mysore.

1:15 p.m. to 2:15 pm – Film: Facing Injustice: Relocation of Japanese Canadians to Manitoba, Filmmaker: Aaron Floresco
Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms
Attend a special screening of Facing Injustice: The Relocation of Japanese Canadians to Manitoba. Filmmaker Aaron Floresco will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the screening. 

3:00 to 5:00 pm – Closing ceremony and entertainment
Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall on Level 1

Experience vibrant performances by local cultural groups in celebration of Asian heritage. Featured performers include:

  • India School of Dance
  • Great Wall Performing Arts
  • Winnipeg Sikaran Arnis Academy
  • Hinode Taiko
  • Aboriginal School of Dance
  • JCAM Koto Ensemble
  • Korean Drum Group
  • Phoebe Man

https://humanrights.ca/event/asian-heritage-month-0

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