Purchase a copy of Unreconciled: Family, Truth, and Indigenous Resistance by Jesse Wente and receive a link to a recording of Jesse's talk at JICS on February 3rd!
Jesse has appeared on CBC Radio's Metro Morning as a film and pop culture critic for 20 years. He is currently the Chair of the Canada Council for the Arts. He previously served as Director Film Programmes at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where he oversaw theatrical, Cinematheque and Film Circuit programming. A self-described "Ojibwe dude" with a national and international lens, he encourages audiences to consider diversity and inclusion into their future view of their organization, industry and country. Jesse is an outspoken advocate for Indigenous rights, and First Nations, Inuit and Métis art; the first nationally syndicated Indigenous columnist for the CBC; and the first Executive Director of the Indigenous Screen Office. For Jesse’s full bio, please visit: Jesse Wente Full Bio
Jesse’s new book, Unreconciled: Family, Truth, and Indigenous Resistance was released in September, 2021 and is available for a limited time at a discounted rate of $18.50 through the JICS Parents Association. On February 3rd, JICS Parents' Association ran a Parent Education Event with Jesse Wente, moderated by Kerry Thompson, JICS parent and social justice warrior. With the purchase of the book, you will be emailed the link to the recording of the February 3rd event.
Unreconciled by Jesse Wente + A recording of Jesse's talk at JICS!
Please bring your proof of purchase with you to the JICS Lab School reception desk at 45 Walmer Road between 9am-3pm Monday to Friday.