For 120 years, Indigenous children in Canada were separated by federal law from their families and communities and sent to church-run Indian Residential Schools. The documented purpose of these schools was to wipe out Indigenous cultures, languages, spiritualties and traditions. 631 more words
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There has been a great deal of coverage over the last few weeks in my local newspaper (the Ottawa Citizen) of a story I’ve been following and trying to get involved in. 155 more words
Vancouverites are invited to join Survivors, Aboriginal peoples and all Canadians as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada releases the Final Report Findings and Recommendations… 212 more words
Please take the time to listen to this.
Published on Nov 26, 2013
“gkisedtanamoogk is Wampanoag from the community of Mashpee located on cape cod south of Boston, Massachusetts ; he is family member of Nkeketonseonqikom, the Longhouse of the Otter, and married with three Children. 61 more words
Now that Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has scheduled the release of its final report, the real work must begin: getting all Canadians to recognise that the residential school system was only a symptom of how society in general mistreated aboriginal people historically, that the effects of that abuse are still being felt, and that it will take an effort by all of us to overcome them. 60 more words
David Swanson talks about the organization World Beyond War and its goals
Swanson spoke at a Pax Christi Conference in Michigan:
Pax Christi Michigan is honored to welcome author, activist, radio host, and journalist David Swanson to be our keynote speaker… 343 more words
Religious Leaders and the United Nations Need Set Up a Truth and Reconciliation Process to End the Insane War Between the West and the Middle East Nations and Jihadis.
We pay a lot of lip service to the importance of the truth. The Gospel of John states the truth will set you free. Yet century after century the west refuses to accept its role as the villains in the whole middle east, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan debacle. 1,090 more words