Indigenous Justice

Indigenous Justice

The Diocesan Indigenous Justice Ministries Coordinator Brander Raven Macdonald is currently on extended medical leave.

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Check out the new video featuring Sechelt Councilor Garry Feschuk speaking about IRS Day Scholar issues and how that group has been missed when it comes to apologies and full participion in the process of reconciliation. Posted 6-19-2015. Here is the new website.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada - Call to Action: Read the 94 recommendations HERE. These include a number of recommendations (48, 58-61, 73-75) specific to the church

Response of the Churches to the 94 Recommendations

Diocesan Facebook Page Photo Essay Album of TRC Ecumenical Service at St. Andrew's-Wesley, May 31st, 2015.

#22days The Anglican Church of Canada marks the TRC events in Ottawa

Fascinating Article in the Globe and Mail, May 9th, 2015 - tracing the ties between BC's First Nations and Chinese workers.

Check out the Anglican Church of Canada's Indigenous Ministries Page


Indigenous Justice Ministry Diocese of New Westminster

Thank you for visiting the Indigenous Justice Ministry pages on the Diocese of New Westminster's website. I would be happy to answer any questions about this ministry and please also consider this page as a resource and as a place to list events.



First Notions #2 - Status Indians

How do you refer to an Indigenous person? You are all wondering what to call us and what is the correct word to use - First Nation, Métis , Inuit, Status Indian, non-Status Indian, Treaty Indian, and there are many... Read More


First Notions #1 - Introductions

As of this writing in late February/early March, I have been at the Diocese of New Westminster for about three weeks as the interim Indigenous Justice Coordinator and I have been looking at what has been... Read More

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February 14 - Annual Women's Memorial March

On Valentine’s Day, 2018, the Downtown Eastside community held another successful Women’s Memorial March. The March has become a much larger gathering than the first one in 1992. Many Elders, friends and community... Read More


Wild Lectionary - Fishing on Ancestral Territory

Check out the link to the Radical Discipleship blog for January 18, a piece by Jeffrey Stanely for Epiphany 3B and the Gospel text: Mark 1: 16-18 IMAGE A photo of Jeffery Stanley taken by his elder sister Tanya... Read More

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February 2 & 3 at the PNE Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver Doors open about 11am Friday and Saturday Free Admission. The celebrations begin Friday morning, resume Saturday morning, and continues into... Read More

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Coming Home Society December 2017 Newsletter

Please find attached below the December 2017 Coming Home Society Newsletter. The following is the opening message on the cover page from CHS co-founder and board chair, Linda Adams, ODNW For nearly twenty years the... Read More

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Summary Report from Reconciliation Canada - Sept 24 Walk

At the end of November 2017, Kyla Hackett the Outreach Manager for Reconciliation Canada circulated a Final Thank You to Churches and a Walk for Reconciliation Summary Report. Here is her letter to churches and... Read More


Bird's Nest Update

The Bird’s Nest is a non-profit organization founded by three concerned citizens: Andy Bird, Denise Trottier and Natasha MacDonald in January 2016. The aim of the Bird’s Nest is to bring First Nations youth, aged... Read More


Walk for Reconciliation 2017

There was a sizeable Anglican presence at the 2017 version of the Walk for Reconciliation sponsored by Reconciliation Canada, the Government of Canada, City of Vancouver, Vancity, Vancouver Foundation and other... Read More