11135-65 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T6H 1W3 · Traditional Lands of Treaty 6 First Nations



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Supporting the Healing and Resurgence of Indigenous Nations through Birth Work

Date: October 3, 2021  ONLINE (detailed link below)                                                                                                       

Join Service here: https://zoom.us/j/99545384626

10:30 AM MT (service at 10:30)

Topic: Supporting the Healing and Resurgence of Indigenous Nations through Birth Work

The ongoing identification of hundreds of unmarked children’s graves on former Indian Residential School sites across what is now called Canada has brought renewed attention to the Indigenous experience of intergenerational trauma caused by the policies, processes and practices of colonialism. Equally as important as the truth of intergenerational trauma is the power of intergenerational resilience and strength that lives in our Indigenous communities. Join Cultural Birth Helper & Indigenous Birth of Alberta Aunty, Lori Calkins, for a conversation about supporting the healing and resurgence of Indigenous nations through birthwork. She will share about her work providing support for Indigenous families in and around their birthing time from an Indigenous worldview.

There is an opportunity for ‘social time’ in break-out rooms following the service – a time to connect with friends old and new.

Our 2021-22 Westwood Theme is LIVING OUR UU PRINCIPLES.  October is “The 8th Principle”.

Speaker: Lori Calkins 

Service Leader: Dean Wood

Musician: Jen McMillan & Rebecca Patterson

Service Techs: Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet and Bill Lee

Join Sunday Service here:  https://zoom.us/j/99545384626

Or phone +1 587 328 1099        Meeting ID: 995 4538 4626

Not in Alberta? Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aejpP0uzSP



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