News

Four Events for July 1st

As people across the city (and country) grapple with the truth of colonization, tomorrow can be a day for reflection and understanding. It can also be a day for action.

There are four events tomorrow, July 1st, that could use your support.

 

Healing Tipi(s) for Calgary
Raising of a Tipi at Fort Calgary

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

It is National Indigenous Peoples Day.

There are multiple events and awareness efforts throughout the city -- both today and this week -- that you might be interested in.

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Every Child Matters

Responding to the graves of 215 Children at the Kamloops Residential School

The uncovering of the truth, that there are at least 215 children buried at the Kamloops residential school, sits heavy with all of us. As we have embarked on a deeper journey of wrestling with the truth of colonization and as we have listened to residential school survivors, we remember that we have often heard stories of the children who “didn’t make it”; the children who “disappeared” and of the many who died afterwards from the impacts of abuse suffered in residential schools. Why have we treated indigenous people’s lives as so much less valuable? Why do we continue to?

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Media Coverage

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