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Tina Stevens

Social Injustice in the Court System

Saturday, January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Tina Stevens In this session, Social Injustice in the Court System, Tina Stevens will explore how settler colonialism began the long-standing legacy of racism and discrimination toward Indigenous peoples, discuss the --connections between the imposition of European culture and…

Tracey Whiteye

The Impact of Residential Schools

Tuesday, February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye In this session, The Impact of Residential Schools, Tracey Whiteye shares her story as an Indigenous woman and second-generation residential school Survivor who fought to regain her culture and language through the healing of Indigenous ways of…

The Synod for the Amazon: One Year Later, New Paths for the Church in Latin America and Canada.

Tuesday, February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to begin your Lenten reflection by participating in an online webinar which will center on the themes of the Synod: ecological justice and Indigenous rights. It will expose participants to what happened at the Synod from the point…

Treaty as Sacred Covenant Storytelling – Adrian Jacobs

Tuesday, February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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…

Mary-Anne Kechego

We Are All Treaty People

Tuesday, February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Mary-Anne Kechego In this session, We Are All Treaty People, Mary-Anne Kechego will talk about the Two-Row Wampum Belt and Dish with One Spoon to illustrate what treaties mean to Indigenous Nations because "it is important to educate our…

Tina Stevens

The Doctrine of Discovery

Saturday, February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Tina Stevens The Doctrine of Discovery was a Papal decree in 1493 used as a legal and moral way to justify the colonial dispossession of Indigenous Nations of their lands and waterways, and to promote Christian domination and superiority.…

Tracey Whiteye

The Importance of Indigenous Land-Based Healing

Saturday, February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye This session –The Importance of Indigenous Land-based Healing- is open to Indigenous registrants only. Tracey Whiteye will talk about meaningful ways to heal from the land and promote well-being within ourselves and our communities. Register Here>> KAIROS…

Tracey Whiteye

The 60’s Scoop

Tuesday, March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye Throughout the 1960s, Indigenous children were forcibly removed or ‘scooped’ from their homes, communities, and families to be adopted into mostly non-Indigenous, middle-class families. Many of the Survivors were left with deep emotional and physical scars as…

Tina Stevens and Tracey Whiteye

Child Welfare & Practice Standards

Tuesday, March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenters: Tina Stevens and Tracey Whiteye There is a fundamental difference between the principles of Eurocentric worldview colonial structures of child welfare practice and standards versus Indigenous practice of caring for Indigenous children and families. In this session, Child Welfare…

Treaty as Sacred Covenant Storytelling – Sandi Boucher

Wednesday, March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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…

Gloria Thomson

Métis Teachings

Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Gloria Thomson In this session, Métis Teachings, Gloria Thomson will present the evolvement of the Métis as a distinct People and share the impact of that history as it affected her and her family. Register Here>> KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Tracey Whiteye

Missing & Murdered Indigenous People

Tuesday, April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye For years, Indigenous people have experienced systemic racism, violence, and discrimination.  The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls brought attention to the disturbing numbers of missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada. At…

Tracey Whiteye

Shannen’s Dream & Jordan’s Principle

Tuesday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presenter: Tracey Whiteye In this session, Shannen's Dream and Jordan's Principle, Tracey Whiteye will discuss the rights of Indigenous children to receive a proper education and equitable access to all government funded public services. "School is a time for dreams…

Treaty as Sacred Covenant Storytelling – Mary Anne Caibaiosai

Wednesday, April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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…

Mary-Anne Kechego

The Importance of Growing Gardens

Saturday, April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter: Mary-Anne Kechego  In this session, The Importance of Growing Gardens, Mary-Anne Kechego will talk about the importance of growing gardens as a way to remind us that all the plants that we grow can help to "sustain us in…

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