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Colonialism Skateboards

Event #1355
Colonialism Skateboards
When: 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

09:00 - 10:30
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Where: 

Administration Humanities - AH 527

Series: 
Reconciliation
Association event
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English
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Micheal Langan is an Indigenous artist from Cote First Nation, Treaty 4 Territory, who is committed to educating people through creative renderings of our colonial past. After moving to Regina almost 20 years ago, Micheal immersed himself in the local skateboard community, of which he has remained a prominent member ever since. In the summer of 2015, Micheal launched his own skateboard company – Colonialism Skateboards – to draw attention to, and have people engage with, complex and untelling aspects of Indigenous Canadian history and culture. By combining skateboard art with a history lesson on Indigenous culture and colonialism in Canada, Micheal’s innovative approach is leading a conversation about how Canadians, especially youth, can move forward together through reconciliation.

Speakers: Micheal Langen, Colonialism Skateboards