Archive for June 2022

Sign the petition in support of Indian Day School survivors

June 28, 2022

Federal Indian Day School Survivors need your help. A Class Action lawsuit seeks compensation for damages and abuses suffered by all Indian Day School students who were forced to attend Indian Day Schools and who were excluded from the Indian…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Indigenous peoples call for right to protect land, nature and livelihood in Ecuador

June 27, 2022

KAIROS is gravely concerned about reports, from partners in Ecuador, of repression, arbitrary detention and arrests of Indigenous leaders, organizations and allies. This government crackdown is in response to a national strike, organized by the Confederation of Indigenous Nations of…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Latin America

Honouring Indigenous Peoples on this Day

June 21, 2022

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Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Spirited Reflections

KAIROS urges House Leaders to expedite environmental racism bill

June 15, 2022

La version en français suit. KAIROS has joined several environmental organizations including the Canadian Coalition for Environmental and Climate Justice, David Suzuki Foundation and Equiterre in signing a letter to the Parliamentary House Leaders, urging them to co-operate to expedite passage…

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Church reflections on anniversary of unmarked burial findings

June 1, 2022

Please contact the 24-Hour Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419 if you require emotional support. For more information and support, visit the First Nations Health Authority. A year ago, on May 27 the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced that 215 unmarked graves had been located…

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Pope’s July visit to Canada focused on Indigenous healing and reconciliation

June 1, 2022

On May 13, the Holy See Press Office announced that Pope Francis, “having accepted invitations from civil and ecclesiastical authorities, as well as the Indigenous communities,” will travel to Canada from July 24 – 30 and visit the cities of…

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