Truth First: Indigenous Archaeology as Restorative Justice


William Doo Auditorium 45 Willcocks St.


Event start date : 09/29/2023

Event end date : 09/29/2023

Event start time : 02:00 PM

Event end time : 04:00 PM

Event Description

Members of the U of T community are invited to attend an important conversation in recognition of Orange Shirt Day and Canada’s National Truth & Reconciliation Day, Truth First: Indigenous Archaeology as Restorative Justice, with Professor Kisha Supernant (Métis/Papaschase/British). Award-winning teacher, researcher, and writer, Professor Kisha Supernant (Métis/Papaschase/British) will discuss her research using ground-penetrating radar to identify the sites of potential unmarked graves at former residential schools and her work with Indigenous communities to preserve these sites.

Professor Supernant is the Director of the Institute of Prairie and Indigenous Archaeology and a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Alberta.

Registration is required. This talk will include an audience Q&A and will be followed by a light reception. For more information, please contact Sarah Kennedy.

Register for the event by filling out the registration form.

Presented in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts & Science, Dean's Office; Department of Anthropology; Centre for Indigenous Studies; and New College.