Landing : Athabascau University

Bannock and a Movie: April 2018

Film: Birth of a Family - Part 1 of 2

Date: April 20, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Place: Athabasca University, Peace Hills Trust Tower, 10011-109 Street, 12th Floor, Room 1222, Edmonton, AB.

Three sisters and a brother, adopted as infants into separate families across North America, meet together for the first time in this deeply moving documentary by director Tasha Hubbard.

Removed from their young Dene mother’s care as part of Canada’s infamous Sixties Scoop, Betty Ann, Esther, Rosalie and Ben were four of the 20,000 Indigenous children taken from their families between 1955 and 1985, to be either adopted into white families or to live in foster care. As the four siblings piece together their shared history, their connection deepens, bringing laughter with it, and their family begins to take shape.

Please confirm your attendance by Ivy Lalonde


For those staff who are unable to attend here is the link to watch the documentary.


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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology