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Photo credit: Jen Squires for Christa Couture
5 November, 2021 / By: Disability Without Poverty

Come celebrate Indigenous Disability Awareness Month with us!

We’ll be welcoming Christa Couture, a performing and recording artist, writer and broadcaster. Christa is proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), disabled, queer, and a mom. We will also be joined by Donovan Gates, a mostly self-taught argillite, wood, gold, and silver carver. Donovan is a registered member of the Old Massett band from Haida Gwaii islands on the west coast of British Columbia and uses his artwork to reflect his Haida heritage.

Where: Online (Zoom) – because of the pandemic, now, and the geography of Canada, always.
Date: Thursday, November 18th, 2021
Time: 12pm Pacific Time/3pm Eastern Time.
Guests: Host Kristina Sheldon with guests Donavon Gates and Christa Couture.
Who: Everyone! ASL, LSQ, English/French closed captioning, as well as simultaneous French translation will be provided.

Please register here.

Would you like to share your art during one of our future RoundUps? We’d love to hear from you! Please connect at events@disabilitywithoutpoverty.ca.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Sincerely,
Disability Without Poverty

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