Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue presents Naveen Girn, cultural researcher for SFU’s Komagata Maru Journey project, community engagement specialist, and feature speaker for the Reconciling Injustices in a Pluralistic Canada community dialogue.
About Reconciling Injustices in a Pluralistic Canada
This full-day dialogue drew upon the knowledge and experiences of affected communities to identify shared principles and approaches to support the reconciliation of injustices in Canadian society. The dialogue hosted 120 community leaders involved in the reconciliation of specific injustices, government officials, decision-makers from major institutions and members of the public. More information:
About Naveen Girn
Naveen Girn is a cultural researcher and community engagement specialist whose interests center on Vancouver’s South Asian community, intercultural oral history and curation. Naveen was co-curator for the Museum of Vancouver’s exhibit, “Bhangra.me: Vancouver’s Bhangra Story” which received an Award for Excellence from the Canadian Museum Association. He was the cultural researcher for SFU’s Komagata Maru project (komagatamarujourney.ca) and is currently curating several exhibitions on the Komagata Maru for the centennial commemoration in 2014 including the Museum of Vancouver and Surrey Museum. As principal at Digital Handloom, Naveen leads a community storytelling practice that engages with and shares untold community stories.