KaNaTa Dialogue - Vancouver Island University

On January 29, 2014 as part of Vancouver Island University’s commitment to Nanaimo’s “Racism to Reconciliation” process, which began last spring, VIU hosted one of the series of KaNaTa Conversations with a distinguished panel of guest speakers in astimulating night of lively discussion on the role that media plays in shaping the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Speakers included:

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, Assembly of First Nations

Chief Douglas White III, Snuneymuxw First Nation

Wab Kinew, Musician, broadcaster and educator

Duncan McCue, CBC National Reporter and professor at UBC’s School of Journalism

Dr. Ralph Nilson, President of Vancouver Island University