Tag Archives: Reconciliation

Reconciliation Canada and Walk for Reconciliation

Reconciliation Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting dialogue and developing relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples towards the goal of building sustainable communities.  Inspired by the work of Gwawaenuk  Elder and Chief Robert Joseph, the initiative encourages individuals and … Continue reading

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Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project -Anishinabek Nation of Ontario

The Anishinabek Nation of Ontario initiated an Indian Residential Schools Commemoration Project called “Honoring Our Children, Families, and Communities Affected by Indian Residential Schools”. The Anishinabek Nation developed commemoration and education resources designed to achieve a number of objectives including to “honour … 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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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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McGill University- Aboriginal Human Rights Initiatives

McGill’s Human Rights Centre has a specialized focus on Aboriginal rights and issues in Canada. The Centre cites the mandate of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and works collectively to contribute to the topic noting, “that residential schools are part … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Canada: Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops

Through Reconciliation Canada, a series of Reconciliation Dialogue Workshops were conducted across the country. As stated on the website, the aim of the workshop is to “create a safe place to engage Canadians in dialogue that revitalizes relationships, increases understanding … Continue reading

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Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)

The UBCIC was founded in 1969 by a group of Indian Chiefs in B.C., partly as a collective response to the federal government’s assimilationist White Paper, and through recognition of the need for different First Peoples of B.C. to work together … Continue reading

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