Celebrating Indigenous History Month

June marks National Indigenous History Month and this year the Canadian Urban Institute, together with Engineers Canada, National Trust for Canada, The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, Canadian Society of Landscape Architects, Urban Development Institute and Urban Land Institute will explore city building and placemaking from the Indigenous perspective.  

Thursday, June 3: Douglas Cardinal: Architect of the Future

Film Screening and Conversation

Join Engineers Canada and the Canadian Urban Institute on Thursday, June 3rd from Noon to 1:15 p.m. ET for an intimate conversation with world-renowned architect, Douglas Cardinal. The event will open with a screening of the 30-minute documentary Douglas Cardinal: Architect of the Future and move to a conversation led by interviewer Randy Herrmann, Director of the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) at the University of Manitoba. Mr. Herrmann is a member of the Manitoba Métis community.

The film reveals how Mr. Cardinal’s Anishinaabe culture and Indigenous worldview fuel his creative genius. Written by his wife, Idoia and produced by Douglas Cardinal, the film features his friend, world-renowned artist, Alex Janvier and their pledge to change Canada’s colonialism through their art. For a sneak peak, view the trailer.

There is no charge for the screening and CityTalk that follows.

Register at http://citytalkcanada.ca/