[BCMA] Join us on November 10, 2021 for a day of reflection and relearning.

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*Join the BCMA on November 10, 2021, for a day of reflection and

*Who do you remember? Diversification in Military NarrativesWednesday,
November 10, 2021*
10:00 am – 11:00 am PT

Join the BCMA in commemorating Remembrance Day with a panel on the
historical contributes of marginalized groups.  Hear from author and
historian, Steven Purewal, on the untold stories and contributions of
Indian soldiers in the First World War. Indian calvary, artillery, and
infantry would fight as brothers-in-arms with Canadians throughout the war
in many key battles on the Western Front. The battle of Ypres in Flanders,
the Somme, and Vimy Ridge is a proud shared history by both ‘Son’s of

Fellow panelist, Dr. Scott Sheffield, from the University of the Fraser
Valley will be joining to speak on his life’s research – Canadian
Indigenous participation in and experiences of war, and the striking
parallels to be found in Indigenous peoples’ experiences in Australia, New
Zealand, and the United States.

Register here.

*Food and the Home FrontWednesday, November 10, 2021*
3:00 pm – 4:00pm PT

Join historian Dr. Stacey Barker and museum recipe tester Kathryn Lyons as
they explore recipes from the Canadian home front during the Second World
War when food restrictions required some creative cooking. Try your own
wartime recipes and see if your pandemic shopping experience has required
similar resourcefulness.

We invite participants to cook their own WWI snacks: Honey Carrots biscuits.

Event sponsored by the Travelling Exhibitions Program of the Canadian
Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum.

Register here.

Learn more about our day of learning and explore resources here!

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Lorenda Calvert
Programs Coordinator

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