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The 12 metre-wide Witness Blanket will be on display at Royal Roads University throughout the month. Artist Carey Newman incorporated letters, photographs and part of the actual structure of residential schools into the piece. It has toured across Canada since its completion. (Photo courtesy Carey Newman)

Witness Blanket on display at Royal Roads University this month

Artist Carey Newman will deliver presentation on Aug. 11 at the university’s library

The 12 metre-wide Witness Blanket will be on display at Royal Roads University throughout the month. Artist Carey Newman incorporated letters, photographs and part of the actual structure of residential schools into the piece. It has toured across Canada since its completion. (Photo courtesy Carey Newman)
Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books

Royal Roads professor thinks there is room for improvement in how characters are portrayed in media

Colwood mom upset by gender stereotypes in children’s books
Elinor Dunsmuir (right) pictured with her mother Laura, likely in the 1930s on the family’s property at Hatley Park. Elinor’s life and music will be the subject of a presentation this weekend by UVic graduate Elizabeth Gerow. (Royal Roads University archives)

Elinor Dunsmuir’s music was unique for the time period

University of Victoria graduate will perform pieces written by Elinor at Hatley Castle

Elinor Dunsmuir (right) pictured with her mother Laura, likely in the 1930s on the family’s property at Hatley Park. Elinor’s life and music will be the subject of a presentation this weekend by UVic graduate Elizabeth Gerow. (Royal Roads University archives)