Category Archives: Reconciliation

Reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

“It’s Our Time” – Assembly of First Nations

This educational toolkit contains resources of value to educators and the general public in learning about First Nations.  It also has resources for First Nations. It includes the following modules:  The Kairos Blanket Exercise, Residential Schools, Cultural Competency, First Nations … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Pole raised at University of British Columbia

The Reconciliation Pole, a 55-foot totem pole carved by acclaimed Haida artist 7idansuu “Edenshaw” James Hart, was installed at a place of honour at UBC on April 1, 2017. The ceremony, taking place on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of … Continue reading

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Kina maamwigdoo-wiikendaasmin – We Are All Learning Together, a Truth and Reconciliation public education series

The demand for cultural training has increased since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommended 94 calls to action in 2015 including cultural competency training for healthcare and judicial professionals. Recently in North Bay (Northern Ontario), cultural trainer George Couchie, a … Continue reading

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#callresponse

Strategically centering Indigenous women as vital presences across multiple platforms, #callresponse is a multifaceted project that includes a website, social media platform, touring exhibition and catalogue (forthcoming in 2017). The purpose of #callresponse is to support the work of Indigenous North … Continue reading

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The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands: Congress 2017

Canada’s sesquicentennial offers an important opportunity to critically reflect on the nation’s past and seek to build a better, more inclusive and just future. Congress 2017 invites participants to acknowledge the country’s colonial past and present practices, and forge new … Continue reading

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Active Reconciliation: Katimavik Youth to be Leaders in the Reconciliation Movement in Canada

With its proven track record and its commitment to strengthen relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth, Katimavik proposes to make Canadian young women and men the leaders in active reconciliation for future generations. Katimavik will build on its track record … Continue reading

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šxʷʔam̓ət (home)

This play was the Theatre for Living’s 2017 main stage project. It toured in 2017 and 2018. The title of this production, šxʷʔam̓ət, is based on a hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (a local Indigenous dialect) word used to reference home. Theatre for Living … Continue reading

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