What Can You Do?
group quilt project by KTRSG members on the legacy of residential schools
Educate yourself first ~ actions will grow out of understanding
Read a book
Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Volume 1
The Inconvenient Indian - Thomas King
Ancient Spirit Rising: Reclaiming Your Roots & Restoring Earth
Community - Pegi Eyers www.stonecirclepress.com
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
The Sacred Tree — Reflections on Native American Spirituality - Judie Bopp, Michael Bopp, Lee Brown, Phil Lane
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<
Starblanket Quilts by Alice Olsen Williams