November 7, 2017 (7:30 pm)
Location: Convocation Hall, Wolfville
The Acadia Performing Arts Series is pleased to present a lecture by Buffy Sainte-Marie on Tuesday, November 7 at 7:30 pm at Convocation Hall in Wolfville. The talk by the Cree singer-songwriter, activist, educator, visual artist, and winner of countless awards (Oscar, Juno, and Golden Globe, among them) is part of the Canada150 Performance Series supported by Canadian Heritage, RADARTS and the Atlantic Presenters Association.
“Detoxifying Aboriginal Self-perception and Outward Identity” looks at the pressing issues affecting First Nations/Native American and World Indigenous Communities. In this presentation, Buffy Sainte-Marie stresses the importance of local activism in creating positive changes through education, health and personal development.
Admission for this talk is free of charge. Besides the Performing Arts Series, it is sponsored at Acadia by the offices of the President and Vice-President Academic, the Dean of Arts and the Acadia School of Music.