July at the Cumberland Museum and Archives

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The 33rd annual Miners Memorial event brought together hundreds of attendees in honour of the 100-year anniversary of the shooting death of labour organizer and activist, socialist, and conscience objector, Albert ‘Ginger’ Goodwin. Workshops, talks, music, theatre, button-making, silk-screening, choir, breakfasts, and walking tours provided different opportunities to reflect on the lessons learned from the life and death of Goodwin.

Check out the video of the re-enactment of Goodwin’s funeral procession, created by Fox & Bee Studio, which saw over 23,000 views to date on Facebook!

… And a video produced by Neil Vokey for the BCGEU (title sponsor) featuring highlights from the weekend!

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For those who were unable to attend, programming continues! Save the date for July 27  (the date of Goodwin’s death) and the release of the official funeral procession re-enactment photograph at the museum. Be sure to visit the “Goodwin’s Reach” temporary exhibit running until October 12, for a unique opportunity to view a collection of creative projects inspired by the Goodwin story.


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