Indigenous Justice News

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Walking in the Spirit of Reconciliation

“The sacred walk is a distinctly Canadian and Indigenously flavoured act of political, spiritual and social witness.”  - Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Bishop, Anglican Church of Canada  A group of... Read More

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Indigenous/Aboriginal Homelessness - 2017 Count

Many thanks to Jerry Adams of St. James' for circulating these media releases about the 2017 Homeless Count. The Final Media Release regarding the 2017 Homeless Count and the Full backgrounder document are attached... Read More

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Raising the Reconciliation Pole

Indigenous and non-Indigenous Anglicans from all over the diocese were present at UBC on Saturday April 1 to witness the raising of a 17 metre reconciliation pole carved from a 800 year old cedar. by Kenny Pierce... Read More

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Stoking the Sacred Fire

Sometimes you have no other choice than to stand.     In a way, they seemed like such mundane words. No elaborate imagery. No eloquent vocabulary. Nothing that probably hadn’t been said by someone else, somewhere... Read More

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Anglican Presence at the Women's Memorial March

We don’t see a lot of public liturgy in the city. But for 27 years, on Valentines Day, an ever-growing group of mostly indigenous women and their supporters, have marched and prayed on the streets of Vancouver’s... Read More

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Residential Schools Teaching Tool

In 2014 the diocese partnered with the Interfaith Institute for Justice Peace and Social Movements to produce an accessible teaching tool on the ways that Indian Residentail Schools impact the children and... Read More

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Join Anglicans at the Women's Memorial March

27th Annual Feb 14th Women’s Memorial March Tuesday Feb 14th, 2017 For years many Anglicans have prayed, organized and acted as part of this grassroots led gathering of mourning and resistance. This year many of us... Read More

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Wisdom of Elders Celebration

Under a full moon in January approximately 80 people met in the upstairs offices of an East Van service organization. The group was about one half Indigenous youth and youth-workers, the other half church people... Read More

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Congratulations to the Parish of St. George's, Ft. Langley

Reprinted from the Anglican Foundation Website The Anglican Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of the 2016 Request-for-Proposals grants. AFC requested proposals that address the Truth and... Read More

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Coming Home Society December 2016 Newsletter

Please find attached below the December 2016 issue of The Coming Home Society (Urban Native Youth Association) Newsletter edited and produced by CHS president Linda Adams, ODNW. Read More