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Mir Events

Mar. 06

Join the Mir Centre at Selkirk College in welcoming award-winning television producer, public speaker and author Christian Picciolini to Castlegar.

Confronting the New Culture of Extremism

Christian Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, public speaker, author, peace advocate, and a former violent extremist. Since leaving the white-power movement, Christian has been making amends by writing, speaking, and producing powerful anti-racist media, for which he won an Emmy Award in 2016.

He has dedicated his life to helping others... SEE DETAILS »

Apr. 01

Join the Mir Centre and Indigenous Services at Selkirk College in welcoming Tanya Talaga and her hopeful message to Nelson.

Finding the Path Forward

Tanya Talaga is an award-winning Anishnaabe Canadian journalist and author who has worked as an investigative reporter for the Toronto Star. She wrote Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City and was the CBC’s Massey Lecturer in 2018.

Stemming from her award-winning book Seven Fallen Feathers, the story of seven Indigenous high school students... SEE DETAILS »