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150 Acts of Reconciliation

For the Community

#Grenfell150Acts

Number 7: Read an autobiography written by an Indigenous person

A few months ago Activehistory.ca compiled a list of 150 acts of reconciliation for the last 150 days of Canada's 150th year. Number 7 on that list is "Read an autobiography written by an Indigenous person." Aboriginal Student Services and Ferriss Hodgett Library are encouraging the campus and the greater community to participate. Here's how:

1. Visit Ferriss Hodgett Library to borrow an autobiography written by an Indigenous person

2. Read the autobiography between Dec. 1 and Feb. 1

3. Post a photo with/of the book and a comment about the book on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtags #grenfell150acts and #reconciliation and you'll be entered to win a prize basket

 

Cover shots of the books available at Ferriss Hodgett Library are posted on the library's Flickr account. The books have been placed on reserve.

Contest guidelines

  • Contest is open to all faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees and members of the public
  • Contest closes midnight, Feb. 1
  • Entries must be submitted via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags #grenfell150acts and #reconciliation and with a reflective comment about the book
  • Winner will be selected by a random draw
  • One entry per title: participants may enter more than once if they read more than one book
  • Comments about books may be edited for length and appropriateness
  • The winner will be announced on the Ferriss Hodgett Library Facebook page

 

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