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Reminder: Meet the Finalists – Where Our Paths Cross – Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork Concept Presentations

by pmnationtalk on March 23, 2017236 Views

March 22, 2017

Since 2015, the City has been working with the Saskatoon Tribal Council, Central Urban Métis Federation Inc., Office of the Treaty Commission, and other community groups, leaders, and institutions in Saskatchewan, to promote reconciliation.

In keeping with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action No. 79, the Saskatoon Tribal Council and the City are pleased to announce the three finalists for the “Where Our Paths Cross” Reconciliation Commemorative Artwork.  The shortlisted finalists, in alphabetical order, are:

  • Gordon Reeve;
  • Rusnak-Gallant; and
  • Sans Façon.

“Where Our Paths Cross” is a commemorative art project commissioned to explore Indigenous, settler, and newcomer relations in Saskatoon.  The artwork is intended to convey that Saskatoon is in Treaty Six Territory, is homeland of the Métis, and is a welcoming community to peoples from all over the world.  Finalists have been provided the option of siting their artwork in one of two locations:  River Landing South or Victoria Park.

Meet the Finalists:  Where Our Paths Cross
Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Concept Presentations
Cosmo Civic Centre – 2nd Floor Theatre
3130 Laurier Drive

The three finalists will present their concepts and preferred location, as well as answer questions from the community.  A specially-appointed selection committee will take the community’s feedback into consideration when making the final selection for the winning artist.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada.


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