The Canoe Museum will be welcoming Aaju Peter to deliver our 2017 Jack Matthews Fellowship talk on the evening of Wednesday February 1st from 7-8pm.
Aaju Peter is an Inuit lawyer, sealskin clothes designer, and the subject of the documentary film Angry Inuk. She is an ardent defender of the rights of Canada’s northern Indigenous people and committed to preserving Inuit culture and language. Aaju has raised global awareness of the challenges confronting Canada’s most northern inhabitants, speaking about issues related to sustainability and resources, and their impact on the traditional way of life. In 2012, she received the Order of Canada.
This is a free public talk beginning at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:30pm
Contact [email protected] for more information.
This event is generously sponsored by Adventure Canada.