MEDIA RELEASE: 10 December 2018 – R00217
The permanent home for statues of two Indigenous war captains will be unveiled at Brock University Friday, Dec. 14.
Paper composite statues of John Norton and John Brant, Indigenous captains from the War of 1812, will be installed in an upper floor of the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex overlooking the Healing Garden to the north of the building.
The statues, which were previously on display in the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines, are paper replicas of the bronze statues of Norton and Brant installed at the Landscape of Nations Commemorative Memorial in Queenston Heights Park.
A ceremony to unveil the statues at Brock will take place at 12:30 p.m. Friday on the ground floor, northwest corner of the Cairns Complex at the entrance closest to the Healing Garden.
What: Unveiling of John Norton and John Brant paper composite statues
When: Friday, Dec. 14, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex (Ground Floor), Brock University
For more information or for assistance arranging interviews:
* Dan Dakin, Manager Communications and Media Relations, Brock University firstname.lastname@example.org, 905-688-5550 x5353 or 905-347-1970
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