Program 2013

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Friday, November 8, 2013

  • Time: 7:00pm-9pm
  • Location: Arts Building, 70 Laurier Avenue East
 Time  Location: ARTS 033
7:00pm-7:15pm Introduction to MDD Ottawa
7:15pm-7:30pm Albert Dumont: Spiritual Advisor
7:30pm-9:00pm Kevin Page: Information Analysis and the Role of the Media: Lessons Learned from the Former Parliamentary Budget Officer

Saturday, November 9, 2013

  • Time: 1pm-4pm
  • Location: Lamoureux Hall, 145 Jean-Jacques Lussier
 Time Location: Lamoureux
1:00pm-1:30pm Introduction to MDD Ottawa (Room 242)

Movie:  “The Ballad of Crowfoot”

1:30pm-2:30pm Aboriginal Voices (Room 243)

Claudette Commanda


 Information Access (Room 242)

Katie Gibbs

Heather Morrison



Coffee and Refreshments (Room 223)

3:00pm-4:00pm Citizen Mobilization (Room 243)

April Carrière

 War Propaganda (Room 242)

Richard Sanders

Kirsten Kozolanka


Video: “The Ballad of the Crowfoot”

NFB Film by Willie Dunn, 1968.

Duration: 10 minutes, 18 seconds

Synopsis: This short film examines the situation of Aboriginal people in North America through the figure of Crowfoot, the legendary 19th-century Blackfoot leader of the Plains. A rapid montage of archival photos, etchings and contemporary newspaper clippings is married to the words and music of an impassioned ballad written by Micmac singer and songwriter Willie Dunn.