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May 30

Truth and Reconciliation Gathering

We invite you to join us for our second annual Truth and Reconciliation Gathering.

Healing and reconciliation are rooted in Christ's call to repentance, reconciliation, and peace with everyone. These virtues are building blocks as Siloam continues moving towards housing-focused care.

Once again, we welcome you as we learn, unlearn, and reflect on how to further our commitment to truth and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. This Gathering is an opportunity to learn how to approach reconciliation and put it into action in a Christian context.

Dates: May 30 & 31
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

We are proud to have the following speakers share their knowledge with us over these two days:


Emcees: Jenny Foidart and Michaela Robertson


May 30th:

  • Josh Ahmo, Brother of William Ahmo - The healing process and what it takes to forgive
  • Kaila Johnston, Director of Education & Public Programming, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation - Making a Commitment to Reconciliation
  • Christine Vanagas, Director of Community Wellness, Siloam Mission - The Doctrine of Discovery, the Church's Response & the Way Forward & What the Anishinaabe Teachings around Creation Tell us about God's View for Reconciliation


May 31st:

  • Elder Florence Paynter - Understanding the Treaties and its Framework for Reconciliation
  • Elder David Daniels - The Ojibway Seven Sacred Laws and Christianity
  • Tobi Jolly, Member of Siloam Mission's Board - What would Jesus do in response to the 231 Calls? 
  • Panel Presentation on Reconcili-ACTION - Unpacking what we heard and putting it into practice

Free

This event is free to attend, but if you would like to contribute to reduce the cost you are more than welcome to offer a donation online or in person at the event.

The Leaf
145 The Leaf Wy., Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6
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May 30, 2024 09:00am - May 31, 2024 04:00pm

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