About this presentation
In this webinar, Miranda Jimmy discusses RISE - Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton, which is a group of citizens in the Edmonton region committed to supporting reconciliation in words & actions. Miranda looks specifically at the #ReconcilingYEG project from 2015 featuring archival photos, painting and poetry co-created with the community in Edmonton. This project received an honourable mention at the 2016 Governor General’s History Awards.
About this presenter
Miranda Jimmy is a passionate Edmontonian and member of Thunderchild First Nation. She is a community connector and fierce defender of truth. Miranda is committed to the spirit and intent of the treaty relationship and finds ways each day to demonstrate to others what this looks like.
Miranda’s professional life has focused on contributing to her community in a variety of ways. She has made a career in the not-for-profit and public sectors and currently is the Indigenous Arts Consultant for the Alberta Foundation for the Arts.
In 2016, Miranda was an Avenue Magazine Top 40 under 40, being recognized for her work with RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton, an inclusive group promoting reconciliation in actions and words. Since 2015, RISE has been able to engage more than 50, 000 people in reconciliation efforts through social media, public events, interactive programming, and a self-published quarterly magazine.
Most of the time, Miranda can be found online sharing her thoughts on twitter @TheMirandaJimmy and on her blog at MirandaJimmy.com