The arts are a vital part of Inuit culture and traditions. On November 7, International Inuit Day, let's celebrate the beauty of the North culture, the cultural organizations and the personalities who promote Inuit culture in Montreal. In the presence of Sheila Watt-Cloutier (author of the book The Right to be Cold), Lisa Koperqualuk and the group Silla and Rise.
Discover, appreciate and celebrate the beauty of Inuk culture through panels and conferences, screenings of short films, litterature, musical and artistic performances. This event is organized in partnership with Musique nomade, the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins and Éditions Écosociété.
Screening of short films directed by young Inuit filmmakers during a creative stopover with the Wapikoni Mobile and a panel with the filmmakers.
Conference with Sheila Watt-Cloutier and Lisa Koperqualuk
Sheila Watt-Cloutier, an Inuk activist and author, is one of the most internationnaly recognized figures for the preservation of the environment and human rights, will present a lecture on her book The Right to be Cold (Éditions Écosociété) followed by an exchange with Lisa Koperqualuk, Vice President of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and author of the book's preface.
Appetizers and Book Signing Session
Appetizers will be served with refreshments. A book signing session with Sheila Watt-Cloutier and Lisa Koperqualuk will also be held.
Closing show // Musique nomade x Silla and Rise
Under the artistic direction of Musique nomade, the event will end with a multidisciplinary show featuring artistic and musical performances by Silla and Rise.