Thunder in Our Voices tells the story of the 1970s Berger Inquiry into the Construction of a Pipeline in the Mackenzie Valley. It was 40 years ago that the ground-breaking Berger inquiry sparked a national discussion about Indigenous land rights and gave a forum to the rising Indigenous movement. The issues that the Inquiry addressed are the same as those that are with us today, as more pipelines through Indigenous lands are in prospect. As part of the exhibit, you can watch interviews with the original Dene, Inuvialuit and corporate witnesses before the Inquiry, recorded then and now. The exhibit will be open March 18 to 25. Admission is free.
Drew Ann Wake, a CBC reporter and museum curator, reported on the original inquiry and is now traveling the country educating students.
Please also join us for a panel discussion on protecting the peel watershed: Thursday, March 23 at 3:00 p.m. in room 252 (main floor, Library). Please register at carleton.ca/sppa