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Reconciliation through Poetry

The Centre for Dialogue commissioned a series of five poems exploring the concept of reconciliation in honour of Chief Robert Joseph, recipient of SFU’s 2014 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue. The poems debuted at Vancouver Public Library as part of the City of Vancouver’s Year of Reconciliation. In addition, they have been displayed at Vancouver City Hall and SFU’s Belzberg Library and have been published in issue #67 of subTerrain magazine.


Please Check Against Delivery, by Jordan Abel
Truth & Wreck, by Joanne Arnott
A Love Letter or Considering Reconciliation in Canada, by Juliane Okot Bitek
NUISANCE. BRAVE., by Jordan Scott
To Fill the Sky, In Honour of Chief Joseph, by Daniel Zomparelli

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Special thanks to event advisors Wayde Compton, Barbara Kelly, Megan Langley and Renée Sarojini Saklikar.

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