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11th LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture: Shawn A-in-chut Atleo

The National Chief reopens Canada’s original conversation on inclusion. Influenced by the founding principles of peace, friendship and mutual respect between Canada’s First Nations and newcomers 400 years ago, his explores how these founding ideals must frame the national dialogue today. The National Chief sits at the very heart of the discussion on where our country has been, and where we all need to help it go. In addition to the National Chief, the lecture featured:

  • Introductory remarks by Antoni Cimolino, Stratford’s Artistic Director, Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul;
  • Ceremony blessing by Lee Claremont;
  • Drumming by James Adams; and
  • An audience Q&A led by John Ralston Saul.

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Wake Up to the Aboriginal Comeback by John Ralston Saul
John Ralston Saul on The Morning Show