Launch of Le Sentier de la parole/Pathway of words

In partnership with Les Amis du Patrimoine de Saint-Venant-de-Paquette, Bishop’s University, les Éditions Hannenorak, les Éditions Mémoire d’encrier and Kwahiatonhk!, Champlain-Lennoxville is very pleased to offer you a pair of complimentary tickets to the official opening of Le Sentier de la parole, 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11th 2019 at Centennial Theater 2600, College Rd., Sherbrooke.

 Alanis O’Bomsawin and Richard Séguin will be the honorific sponsors of this pathway, and David Goudreault will be the spokesperson and the Master of ceremonies for this grand opening for Le Sentier de la parole/Pathway of words.

Le Sentier de la parole/ Pathway of words will come to life on the shared campus of Bishop’s University and Champlain-Lennoxville. This pathway will devote itself primarily to Indigenous poetry.

The first works of poetry will be shared with the public at the opening ceremony the evening of April 11th. These works of Indigenous poets will be shared with you through videos prepared by students from Champlain-Lennoxville, Bishop’s University, aboriginal adult education centers from Gesgapegiaq, Kahnawake, Listiguj, Sept-Îles, and Uashat mak Mani-utenam.

On stage: Moe Clark, Beatrice Deer, Jean Désy, Andrée Lévesque-Sioui, Alanis O’Bomsawin, Louis-Karl Picard-Sioui, Sylvain Rivard, Rodney Saint-Éloi, Richard Séguin, Christine Sioui-Wawanoloath, Jean Sioui, Florent Vollant. 

You are also invited to the cocktail that will take place after the show on campus in company of the artists. 

Thank you for reserving your pair of complimentary tickets before April 10th by emailing Jennifer McLeod at

This project was made possible thanks to the support of the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (programme excellence en enseignement supérieur – volet amélioration de la maîtrise du français).

Champlain-Lennoxville is a public institution with a student population of approximately 1200 students.