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.
LISTEN with open eyes, ears and heart.
Go to a Pow Wow. >pow wows in Ontario<
Join the Water Walk on Mother's Day weekend in May. >www.sacredwater.ca/waterwalk<
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, PhD
The Truth that Wampum Tells: My Debwewin on the Algonquin Land Claims Process - Lynn Gehl, PhD
Mkadengwe: Sharing Canada's Colonial Process through Black Face Methodology - Lynn Gehl, PhD
Gehl v Canada: Challenging Sex Discrimination in the Indian Act - Lynn Gehl, PhD
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
Truth and Reconciliation Commission >www.trc.ca<
Idle No More >www.idlenomore.ca<
Pam Palmater >www.indigenousnationhood.blogspot.ca<
National Film Board of Canada, Indigenous Cinema >https://bit.ly/2R5qfsc<
Lynn Gehl >www.lynngehl.com<
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 the 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 ~
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