A screening of the Learning With Syeyutsus Speaker Series to take place at the Sooke Branch. Bring your lunch and watch the video and discussion.
This speaker series is in its third season, and is organized in partnership by the Nanaimo Ladysmith School District and UBC Press. It is sponsored by Vancouver Island Regional Library.
On Wednesday, May 10, Solen Roth discusses her book Incorporating Culture: How Indigenous People Are Reshaping the Northwest Coast Art Industry
“Fragments of culture often become commodities when the tourism and heritage business showcases local artistic and cultural practice. Frequently, this industry is developed without the consent of those whose culture is being commercialized.
Solen Roth asks what does this say about appropriation, social responsibility, and intercultural relationships? And what happens when local communities become more involved in this cultural marketplace?”
Learn more about the author here: https://trc57speakerseries.ca/speakers/solen-roth/