On April 25th, 2016, 140 supporters and activists from Ottawa-Gatineau joined Inter Pares for the 2016 edition of its annual Speakers Series, "From the Land: Reconciliation in action in Canada and Colombia," at the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health in Ottawa.
The event featured two long-time activists: Anne Marie Sam, member of the Nak'azdli Band Council and board member of MiningWatch Canada, and Mildrey Corrales Charry, Colombia Country Director for Project Counselling Service from Colombia. The event was moderated by Jean Symes of Inter Pares, who shared reflections from her long years of supporting peacebuilding efforts and women's political engagement in Latin America and in Africa.
Relive or discover this event by watching the following video extracts:
Words of welcome by Sari Tudiver (bilingual)
"From the Land: Reconciliation in action," a ten-minute video presentation
Anne Marie Sam
Mildrey Corrales Charry (in Spanish)