Weaving Love and Joy into the Journey of Truth and Reconciliation
June 16, 2021
7:00PM - 8:30PM
In this dynamic and inspiring keynote, Monique will share her personal journey of truth and reconciliation and how that journey has transformed her and her family. She will share stories and offer readings from her various books. We will delve into both the truth and reconciliation. Through our time together, we will explore the importance of story and the integral role love and joy have in the education of the hearts and minds of our young citizens.
Monique Gray Smith
Monique Gray Smith is a proud Mom of teenage twins and an award-winning, best-selling author. Her first published novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience won the 2014 Canadian Burt Award for First Nation, Métis and Inuit Literature. Monique is well known for her contributions to the journey of Truth and Reconciliation, including being honoured with the 2019 City of Victoria Leadership Award for Reconciliation. She is well known for her storytelling, spirit of generosity and focus on resilience.