In The Gallery: The Witness Blanket

Main Hall

Inspired by a woven blanket, the Witness Blanket is a large-scale work of art. It contains hundreds of items reclaimed from residential schools, churches, government buildings, and traditional and cultural structures from across the country. Each piece of the Blanket tells us about a specific experience from more than 130 residential schools that operated across […]

Witness Blanket Opening Reception

Main Hall

You are invited to bear witness as we welcome the Witness Blanket to the Library. The evening opening reception will begin with a Traditional Welcome and blessing offered by Chepx̱imiya Siyam’ Chief Janice George of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation). Refreshments will be served. Learn more about the Witness Blanket and programs the Library will be […]

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