An Online Story-telling Series
The MCEC Truth and Reconciliation Working Group presents a year-long online story-telling series centred on covenants made, broken and renewed. This series will include Indigenous and Mennonite Settler voices, shining light on the history of broken covenants and illuminating pathways of hope to a more just future for all nations on this land.
Participants will receive the Zoom link upon Registration.
January 20, 2021- Storytellers: Rick Cober Bauman and Steve Heinrichs
Storytelling session begins at 7:00 p.m.
Rick Cober Bauman – Rick lives with spouse Louise on an organic farm near Shakespeare, Ontario where they raised three offspring. Haudenosaunee and Neutral, and Anishnabe people preceded them on this beautiful land. Rick serves as Executive Director of MCC Canada.
Steve Heinrichs – Steve Heinrichs is a Settler Christian from Winnipeg, Manitoba — Treaty 1 territory and the homeland of the Métis Nation. The director of Indigenous-Settler Relations for Mennonite Church Canada, Steve is also the author/editor of 5 books exploring matters of decolonization, including Unsettling the Word. He spent a week in jail for supporting the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s right to protect their territories/watersheds from the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. Steve is a student of activism who loves to march with his partner, Ann, and their children, Izzy, Aiden, and Abby.