Posts Tagged "Indigenous"


Rekindling the Relationship – Part One with Glenda Abbott

Rematriation and Revitalizing Kinship Ties with the Buffalo In this webinar, we will delve into the narratives and teachings surrounding the rekindling of our relationship with the Buffalo. Glenda will take us on a personal journey of transforming theoretical kinship…

Groundbreaking videos showcase stories of Sixties Scoop survivors

June 22, 2023

The Sixties Scoop Network released 12 groundbreaking in-depth video interviews with Sixties Scoop survivors on National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21, 2023). The videos are part of its In our own Words: Mapping the Sixties Scoop Diaspora project, funded by…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Social Justice

Centering Indigenous Ways of Knowing

June 5, 2023

Indigenous peoples’ teachings can guide us in learning how to live in harmony with Mother Earth, taking only what we need, conscious of the impact of our actions on seven generations to come.Indigenous Wisdom: Living in Harmony with Mother Earth…

Post filed in: Climate Action Week, Ecological Justice

Celebrate National Indigenous History Month

May 30, 2023

June is National Indigenous History Month, a time earmarked by the Canadian government to learn more about Indigenous history, cultures and perspectives. At KAIROS we encourage year long learning – including the impacts of colonization in Canada – in parallel…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

60s Scoop Gathering is a great success

November 29, 2022

The 5th annual 60s Scoop Gathering took place Oct 27 to 30 at Waupoos Family Farm located just outside the city limits south of Ottawa. Waupoos Farm has been the go-to site for our gatherings because it has modern amenities…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

KAIROS brings to COP27 its Blanket Exercise and an event on gender, conflict & climate

November 8, 2022

In Egypt, KAIROS leads a Blanket Exercise on November 12, and partners with Equality Fund on Global South Perspectives on Climate Justice, Peace and Conflict, and Gender Equality, an event in the Canadian Pavilion, November 16  (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory)…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Indigenous Rights


Honouring the Seven Generations Feast

In honour of National Truth and Reconciliation Day observed on September 30th, the Sixties Scoop Network in partnership with Indigenous Experiences at Mādahòkì Farm cordially invite residential school survivors, day school survivors and 60’s Scoop survivors and their family members…


Ottawa: Acknowledge the Truth Walk

Join Algonquin Spiritual Advisor, Artist and Human Rights activist Albert Dumont, and walk with optimism and confidence that the National Capital Commission will rename the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway to the Kichi Zibi Parkway. Bring your water bottle, wear…


Sitting With the Truth

Sitting with the Truth is a journey of pain, resilience and apology. Along the way, you will hear stories from survivors and staff of Mennonite-run residential schools. This self-directed learning opportunity includes a facilitator who will be available to answer…

Connecting the dots

September 28, 2022

Remember connect-the-dots pictures? Many are incredibly simple (like this bunny) – the image sometimes could even be discerned without drawing the lines between dots. But some pictures are much more complicated, with the picture emerging from all those unconnected points…

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice

Sharing Indigenous knowledge for those willing to listen

September 24, 2022

For numerous generations, Indigenous peoples have had unique, respectful and sacred ties to the land that sustained them. They do not claim ownership of Mother Earth, but rather, declare a sense of stewardship towards the land and all of its…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Listening to All My Relations

September 23, 2022

First Nations relationships fully embrace the notion that people and their families are strongly connected to the communities they live in, their ancestors and future descendants, the land they live on, the plants, animals and other creatures that live upon…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Introducing Tia Kennedy, youth delegate

September 22, 2022

Meet Tia Kennedy. She is one of the KAIROS/For the Love of Creation youth delegates in COP 27 delegation. Tia is from the Oneida Nation of The Thames and Walpole Island First Nation. She has recently begun working for the…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Clifford Mushquash, Anishinaabe from Pawgwasheen

September 20, 2022

Meet Clifford Mushquash, Anishinaabe from Pawgwasheeng (Pays Plat First Nation) on the northshore of GichiGami (Lake Superior). Clifford is currently completing a Masters in Public Health with a Specialization in Indigenous and Northern Health at Lakehead University. He is committed…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Introducing Paul Belisario – IPMSD/The Philippines

September 17, 2022

Meet Paul Belisario, Assistant Global Coordinator for the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), a KAIROS solidarity partner. His work focuses on campaigns, mobilization and outreach on the themes of liberation movements and right to self-determination, land rights,…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Honouring Indigenous Peoples on this Day

June 21, 2022

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Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Spirited Reflections