Symposium poster

Event poster

The Board of Deseronto Archives and the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County organized a one-day symposium exploring common ground between First Nations and Settlers in Eastern Ontario. This event includee representatives of First Nations and Settler communities presenting information on historical perceptions of land and the importance of working together to come to shared understandings about its significance to us all.

Location: Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, Belleville
Date: October 26th, 2013: 9am-4pm

Read a report of the day’s events

Read the media release [PDF]

Speaker biographies


9:00-9:30        Registration

9:30-9:40        Official welcomes

9: 40-10:00      Opening Ceremony

10:00-10:30     Keynote address by Marlene Brant Castellano

10:30-10:50     Readings from the Archives

10:50-11:05     Break

11:05-12:00     Blanket Exercise

12:00-1:00       Lunch

1:00-1:45         Panel discussion chaired by Professor John S. Milloy, Trent University

1:45-2:30         Question and Answer panel

2:30 -2:45        Break

2:45-3:15         Small group discussion

3:15-3:45         Plenary: next steps. Marlene Brant Castellano

3:45-4:00         Closing ceremony

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