Posts Tagged "our waters our life"


Reconciliation in the Watershed – Winnipeg

A workshop to re-learn and re-vamp understandings of the environment through decolonizing our relationship with water. Our watersheds sustain our lives and connect us to those both near and far – but our actions have impacts on the environment beyond…


Facing our environmental challenges in 2019

In an interactive presentation, Amelia Berot-Burns, KAIROS Ecological Justice Program Coordinator, will discuss important ecological justice topics in Canada in 2019 including climate change and carbon pricing, and will suggest ways to advocate effectively. Organized by KAIROS Toronto West

Gathering of the Waters

June 28, 2013

On Sunday, June 23, on Victoria Island, not too far from where Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence fasted for recognition of Indigenous rights, six Algonquin Kokoms (grandmothers) led a group of people from KAIROS and Ottawa’s First United Church…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Protecting the Water

June 21, 2013

Many of the National Aboriginal Day 2013 celebrations of Indigenous cultures taking place from coast to coast to coast have a heightened focus on water. This is an opportunity to respond to the leadership of Indigenous people who are taking…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

Reflecting on the Wabanaki Convergence Ceremony

June 3, 2013

By Coordinator and Elder Alma H. Brooks KAIROS Atlantic and national are honoured to work with Elder Alma Brooks of St Mary’s First Nation. Representatives from the region and the national office were present at a recent sacred ceremony that…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Wabanaki Water Convergence ceremony

May 28, 2013

This weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to Fredericton, New Brunswick to participate in the Wabanaki Water Convergence ceremony, which took place where the waters of the Saint John River (WOLASTOQ) converge with the tide’s end.  The importance of…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS Earth Day Action to Protect Water!

April 22, 2013

Earth Day greetings from KAIROS! Today, as we honour creation, KAIROS asks you to join us in advocating with your MP for the protection of Canada’s waters, and for right relationship with Indigenous peoples. Omnibus bills C-38 and C-45 have…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights, UNDRIP Blog Updates