Opening Keynote – Sarah Houghton
21st Century Library Ethics
Closing Keynote – Eliza Knockwood
Eliza Star Child Knockwood is a Mi’kmaq woman from Abegweit First Nation with a vital, creative, and powerful voice. She is an experienced public speaker and facilitator, and is a filmmaker with over 14 years experience in the film industry. She is serves on the boards of many Island organizations, including the Aboriginal Women’s Association of PEI, the PEI Council of the Arts, Rock Barra Artist Retreat Co-op and the Sierra Club Atlantic Executive Committee.
She is currently producing and editing a film “All My Relations” on personal and collective healing not only for First Nations people, but all people. Eliza Star-Child is known for her ability to speak from the heart, bringing her unique perspective as a First Nations woman, single parent, and two-spirited person as she connects with people of all ages through her filmmaking and public engagement work. She is a passionate advocate for her diverse community, the land and sea.