Indigenous Justice News

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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

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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

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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

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Walk for Reconciliation - Update

Kyla Hackett, Outreach Manager for Reconciliation Canada has recently distributed an email to Ecumenical Advocates and others encouraging churches around the Lower Mainland and beyond to register for the September... Read More

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Witness Blanket

You may be familiar with the Witness Blanket - which was presented for the first time at the publication of the TRC 94 Calls to Action in 2014. "Inspired by a woven blanket, we have created a large scale art... Read More

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Walk for Reconciliation Planning

Approximately two dozen members of the BC Ecumenical Reconciliation Advocates representing Roman Catholic, Anglican, United Church of Canada and BC Mennonite churches met in the Trendell Lounge at the Synod office... Read More

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Two Events in the D of NW Honouring National Aboriginal Day

Although there have been other events earlier in June and there will be more to come, diocesan communications would like to send out the word one more time about 2 events slated to take place in our diocese, June 22... Read More

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Drawn Deeper into the Story

A Snuneymuxw (Naniamo) elder drummed and sang. Standing beside his grandson, a man offered a prayer in the Dene language for the first time in years. A white church member from Mission showed how she had embroidered... Read More

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Stó:lō Up-River Tour

by Justin Cheng On Saturday June 10th, a group of Mennonites and Anglicans were led by Sonny McHalsie, Stó:lō cultural historian on a nature tour of the Stó:lō territory encompassing parts of Hope and Chilliwack.... Read More