What Can You Do?
A group quilt project by KTRSG members on the legacy of residential schools.
Educate yourself first ~ actions will grow out of understanding.
Read a book:
The Inconvenient Indian - Thomas King
Up Ghost River - Edmund Metatawabin with Alexandra Shimo
Fifty Miles from Tomorrow - William L. lggiagruk Hensley
Out of the Depths - Isabelle Knockwood
The Mishomis Book - Edward Benton-Banai
Claiming Anishnaabe: Decolonizing the Human Spirit - Lynn Gehl
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City - Tanya Talaga
Sir John A: Acts of a Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion - Drew Hayden Taylor
Ancient Spirit Rising: Reclaiming Your Roots & Restoring Earth Community - Pegi Eyers
Visit some websites:
In conversations with friends & relatives, correct misconceptions.
Make First Nations issues a priority when voting.
If you are able, make a donation:
- Niijkiwendidaa (provides healing services for FN families) 1097 Water Street,
Peterborough (tax receipt)
- Indspire (promotes indigenous education) >http://indspire.ca< (tax receipt)
- Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Support Group (no tax receipt)
Learn from other allies. Allies in Solidarity with First Nations (Canada) is a Facebook group that was established in 2012 in response to Idle No More. A gathering-place for caring and concerned non-native Allies to exchange information about Allyship, the issues facing First Nations in Canada, and what we can do in solidarity and action to raise awareness in our own territories and beyond. Join >here<
Download and distribute our KTRSG brochure. It prints out double-sided.
Truth and Reconciliation Community Bobcaygeon
Quilted Banner Project view >here<
Visit Pimaatisiwin Quilts
~ website for the work of Alice Olsen Williams ~
web design >Stone Circle Press< copyright © 2021 KTRSG