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Cultural Awareness Network staging events for Human Rights Day

The Brandon Cultural Awareness Network and community partners will be recognizing International Human Rights Day with a series of events in the coming days.

Tonight, Don Amero and Red Moon Road will be performing at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Blvd., presenting the Amero Little Christmas tour.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $15. Food donations will be accepted at the door.

Amero is a well-regarded singer-songwriter from Winnipeg who has received numerous nominations for the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, was named aboriginal songwriter of the year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards and male artist of the year at the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards.

On Sunday, facilitators from Winnipeg’s Drum Café organization will lead a drum café/workshop themed on human rights.

The drum café starts at 2 p.m. in the Evans Theatre at Brandon University. There is no cost to participate and drums are made available to participants during the workshop.

Monday, Dec. 10 is the official day recognizing International Human Rights Day. The day will be marked with a community lunch and film viewing at the Brandon Literacy Council, 129 12th St., starting at 11:30 a.m. Following lunch and greetings, guests are welcome to view the film “A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education.”

This event is also free and open to the public.

The Brandon Cultural Awareness Network strives to explore and raise community cultural awareness through events based programming, networking, education and resource co-ordination. The network is comprised of a number of supporting community members and organizations.

For more information about the network and the activities related to this year’s Human Rights Day programming, contact Hope Roberts, chair, Brandon Cultural Awareness Network, 204-729-2264 or h.roberts@brandon.ca

To register for the drum café or lunch event, contact Ryan Graves, 204-729-2494 or r.graves@brandon.ca.

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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition December 7, 2012

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The Brandon Cultural Awareness Network and community partners will be recognizing International Human Rights Day with a series of events in the coming days.

Tonight, Don Amero and Red Moon Road will be performing at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Blvd., presenting the Amero Little Christmas tour.

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The Brandon Cultural Awareness Network and community partners will be recognizing International Human Rights Day with a series of events in the coming days.

Tonight, Don Amero and Red Moon Road will be performing at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 114 Ashgrove Blvd., presenting the Amero Little Christmas tour.

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