Fall 2021 Regional Gatherings
(videos will be available soon)
November 6 and 7, 2021 –KAIROS Great Lakes St. Lawrence presents its biennial conference, Furthering Reconciliation, on Zoom. Our keynote speaker, Chief Dave Mowat of Alderville First Nations will speak about treaties including some historical context as well as an update on current issues.
Hosted by KAIROS Durham, the conference will take place over two days. On Day 1 (Saturday), Chief Dave Mowat will speak about furthering reconciliation, followed by greetings from Aisha Francis, the new KAIROS Executive Director, and program presentations from KAIROS Staff. There will also be a round table of all KAIROS groups in Ontario and Québec, giving us all inspiration for our own local events. On Day 2 (Sunday), you can choose from a virtual KAIROS Blanket Exercise or an interactive workshop called Mapping the Ground We Walk On. Spaces are limited for the workshops so please register early.
November 20, 2021 – All are welcome to the KAIROS Prairies North Annual Gathering.
Sharing: This will be a time to share updates and stories from around the Prairies North region, including a financial report. Come and hear from regional groups and guests, be inspired, and ask questions.
Decolonizing Ourselves: Rediscovering Treaty with the Earth: Explore ecological racism and Treaty as covenant with Rev. Stan McKay and Bob Haverluck. Presented by the KAIROS Prairies North Decolonization Group and the Treaty Land Sharing Network.
November 26 and 27, 2021 – KAIROS Atlantic presents its virtual regional gathering Living Treaties: How we live into the Treaties and how Treaties live in us on November 26 and 27. Join Miigam’agan and a growing circle of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Treaty people to consider how our own lives are part of Treaty.
Miigam’agan is a Wabanaki/Mi’kmaw grandmother of the Jagei Clan from Esgenôpetiti/Burnt Church. She is mother of three wonderful people and grandmother to three beautiful grandchildren. Her life has been devoted to Wabanaki cultural revival and promoting an understanding of Indigenous matriarchal systems drawing on her language. Miigam’agan is a member of the steering committee on Adult Education Initiatives for the Catherine Donnelly Foundation and a co-chair for the Women of First Light, an Indigenous women-led initiative on adult education for social change. You are encouraged to learn more about the Wapna’kikewi’skwaq – Women of First Light on Facebook or by the interviews on YouTube.
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Webinar recording from past regional events. Transcripts available upon request.