PechaKucha Presentation

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Sameer Singh

in Edmonton

Memorializing Northern Alberta Wildlife

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2017
IN EDMONTON @ VOL 29

Sameer Singh shares his idea for memorializing the devastating 2016 wildfires in Northern Alberta and the restoration of its communities. Listen as Sameer presents a compelling case for a crowd-funded statue of one of Northern Alberta's most iconic fictional characters and a symbol of resilience and regrowth: Wolverine.

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