Speeches at Reconciliation Pole Installation– April 1, 2017

The University of British Columbia has partnered with a private donor to commission the carving of a 55-foot pole by 7idansuu (Edenshaw), James Hart, Haida master carver and Hereditary Chief. The Reconciliation Pole is one UBC initiative that aims to capture the long trajectory of Indigenous and Canadian relations and to ensure that one part of that, the history of Canada’s Indian residential schools, will never be forgotten.