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Posts about Learning from Indigenous Peoples of Canada

Teaching Series
August 25, 2020

Truth & Reconciliation

For our last post in the “Learning from Indigenous Peoples of Canada” teaching series, we will be exporting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the Acts of Reconciliation. “The Truth and Reconciliation Commission was ...

August 18, 2020

An Excerpt from Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization

This week we are looking at an excerpt from the book Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization. (2018) This book, edited by Steve ...This week we are looking at an excerpt from the book Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization. (2018) This book, edited by Steve Heinrichs, is a compilation of writings from over 60 Indigenous ...

Teaching Series
August 11, 2020

A Discussion about Indigenous Spirituality with Mackenzie Brown

 What is a medicine wheel? What is the creation story in Indigenous spirituality? What is the significance of tobacco? We are grateful to have ... What is a medicine wheel? What is the creation story in Indigenous spirituality? What is the significance of tobacco? We are grateful to have the opportunity this week to receive knowledge from storyteller and ...

Video
July 28, 2020

Learning More about Residential Schools

This week we are looking at the Residential School system in Canada. These government-mandated, religious schools are one of the most devastating systems of ...This week we are looking at the Residential School system in Canada. These government-mandated, religious schools are one of the most devastating systems of colonial injustice in our history. They were formed as an ...

July 21, 2020

Introduction to Powwows with Sissy Thiessen

As we move into the third week of our “Learning from the Indigenous Peoples of Canada” series, we wanted to move a step further ...As we move into the third week of our “Learning from the Indigenous Peoples of Canada” series, we wanted to move a step further from online resources, and connect with Indigenous people in our ...

Video
July 14, 2020

Indigenous History of Canada 101

In order to understand the roots of the systemic injustice we see in Canada today, we must take time to examine Canada’s historical treatment of Indigenous Peoples. Only in recent years has Canada’s education ...

Teaching Series
July 7, 2020

Learning from the Indigenous Peoples of Canada

We are, hopefully, all aware of the racial inequality and systemic injustice that is deeply entrenched in Canada’s historical and present-day treatment of Indigenous Peoples. We must each recognize the role we have played ...