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EventsHalifax: Reconciliation in Our Watershed

Saturday, October 14, 2017 EDT @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Interested in ecological justice? ReconciliACTION?
Unique opportunity for a watershed walk and exploration. Join us!
Saturday, October 14
Reconciliation in our Watershed
10 am Walk (See starting points below!)
11 am – 3 pm St Andrews United Church, 6036 Coburg Road

A full-day participatory workshop focused on learning, relationship-building, and action to renew relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and their local watersheds.

THE DAY WILL BEGIN with an element of experiential learning through a community walk. You can choose a walk focussed on one of these areas:

Starting point: the beach at the end of South Street, near Cromwell Road and Dalhousie University at 10am.

Starting point: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal (1815 Upper Water St) at 10am.

Starting point: outside the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (1055 Marginal Rd) at 10am.

Please register to choose a walk and let us know in the registration, if you need a ride along the walk route in order to participate.

Registration for Saturday (includes lunch):
$20 Regular/$10 Unwaged or Students
Register here: http://bit.ly/2f8xquS

**This event is the 3rd of a 3 event weekend series. Other events include:

Thursday, October 12
Environmental Racism – Film Screening and Panel Discussion
6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Halifax North Memorial Library
2285 Gottingen Street
Film screening of “In Whose Backyard?” and perspectives on environmental racism in Nova Scotia, with panelists working for legal and social change

Friday, October 13
Water – Film Screening and Panel Discussion
6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
Mi’kmaq Friendship Centre
2158 Gottingen Street
Film screening of “Cold Amazon” and “Saving the Shubenacadie” and panel discussion with Water Protectors: Alma Brooks, St. Mary’s First Nation, and Dorene Bernard, Sipekne’katik First Nation

For more information, contact Shannon Neufeldt at sneufeldt@kairoscanada.org or 1-877-403-8933 ext. 222

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