Category Archives: Churches/Faith

Returning to Spirit Workshops

Returning to Spirit is a non-profit organization which began as a partnership between Indigenous and religious peoples as well as design teams. They aim to foster transformation and healing among settlers and Indigenous peoples.

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Indigenous People of Manitoba: A Resource Guide for Newcomers

This resource guide on Indigenous People of Manitoba was made with care for people who are newcomers to Canada and may be learning English, but its content is relevant to all Manitobans. Those who are not Indigenous Manitobans are settlers … Continue reading

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“Wrongs to Rights”: Exploring how church groups can act on the TRC’s Call to Action No. 48.

The Mennonite Church Canada is committed to responding positively to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Call to Action No. 48: Adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). This commitment prompted the publication of … Continue reading

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Anglican Church – Truth and Reconciliation

The Anglican church of Canada has recognized the damage done by residential schools to many Indigenous peoples and cultures. This link directs the reader to a section of the Anglican website which is centered on reconciliation and is ultimately a … Continue reading

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KAIROS Indigenous Rights Initiatives

KAIROS is working on a number of Indigenous Rights Public Education and Action initiatives.  This stems from the commitment of KAIROS to establishing and maintaining just and respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, recognizing Indigenous peoples as distinct peoples … Continue reading

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Mennonite Church Canada Native Assembly 2014

The Native Assembly 2014 was an event hosted by the Mennonite Church of Canada’s Indigenous Relations, and the Partnership Circle of Mennonite Churches of Manitoba. The event took place in Winnipeg from July 28th-31st 2014. The intent of the event … Continue reading

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Christian Peacemakers Team Aboriginal Justice Delegations

The Christian Peacemakers Team “places violence-reduction teams in crisis situations and militarized areas around the world at the invitation of local peace and human rights workers.”  They have had an emphasis on solidarity with Indigenous peoples since 1999. They have … Continue reading

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Covenant Chain Link Annual Event

The Covenant Chain Link is an annual two-day event organized by KAIROS that brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The focus being on community education and “building bridges of understanding between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples through respectful relationships as we … Continue reading

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Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office Spring Intergenerational Seminar on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

This seminar, which took place from April 3rd-6th 2014 focused on the Rights of Indigenous People, with the theme being “Sacred Roots: Indigenous Rights, Resistance and Reclamation”. The event brought together 200 Unitarian Universalists of all ages from across Canada … Continue reading

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United Church “Reconciliation: What Does It Mean to Us?” Workshop

This workshop was created by the United Church Committee on Indigenous Justice and Residential Schools for use by United Church Faith Communities. The workshop aims to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s question for all Canadians: “What does reconciliation … Continue reading

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