National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Please join a public gathering for the third year of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Saturday, September 30th, 1:30pm.
At the Hotel Pier, on Kawehnóhkwes tsi kawè:note (Wolfe Island).
In case of rain, at the Community Rink (top of Victoria St.)
Bring your own chairs if needed.
Public reading of the Truth & Reconciliation Calls to Action.
Storywalk: Walking Together
LEARN MORE for social justice and meaningful reconciliation.
- Read the “Spirit Bear’s Guide to Calls to Action” created by the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.
- Shannen’s Dream, a national campaign to provide equitable access to education in safe and suitable schools for First Nations children. Watch a documentary: “Hi-Ho Mistahey!” (2013, by Alanis Obomsawin. 1h 39min) https://www.nfb.ca/film/hi-ho_mistahey_en/
- Jordan’s Principal, a child-first principle to ensure First Nations children get the services they need when they need them. Watch a documentary: “Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger” (2019, by Alanis Obomsawin.1h 5min) https://www.nfb.ca/film/jordan-river-anderson-the-messenger/
- The rights of First Nations children. Watch a documentary: “We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice” (2016, by Alanis Obomsawin. 2h 43min) https://www.nfb.ca/film/we_can_t_make_the_same_mistake_twice/
- Brighter future through education, culture and tradition. Watch a documentary: “Our People Will Be Healed” (2017, by Alanis Obomsawin. 1h 37min) https://www.nfb.ca/film/our-people-will-be-healed/
Please share widely, with your friends and neighbours.
Hope to see many of you then.
Township of Frontenac Islands
Wolfe Island Commons
Wolfe Island Community Garden