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Westwood Truth and Reconciliation Resources
Engaging in relationship with our Indigenous neighbours.
What can we do?
- Learn: explore these resources and opportunities for places to start
- Listen: with an open heart and an open mind
- Show up when invited: check out the posts below for upcoming events. 5 Tips for Photographing Cultural Events with respect and sensitivity,.
- Engage in some or all of these 150 Acts of Reconciliation
- Support indigenous enterprises: our consumer choices matter.
Territorial Land Acknowledgements: Going Beyond the Script
What is the purpose? How do I make my own?
This video and further resources from the University of Alberta are a place to start.
First Nation Protocol: Thanking the Host first Nation Why You Should -Bob Joseph
First Nations Child and Family Caring Society:
Stands with First Nations children, youth and families so they have equitable opportunities to grow up safely at home, be healthy, get a good education and be proud of who they are.”
Wondering what you as an individual can actually do? Start here for positive ways to participate.
Books & More
Edmonton Public Library
Has a wealth of information by, for, and about Indigenous Peoples, as well as opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of reconciliation and how it impacts all Canadians.
Mâmawôayâwin is the program for Indigenous Services at EPL.
The name means “all being together” in Nehiyawewin (Plains Cree). It is a reflection of EPL’s intention to bring Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples together to learn, discuss and celebrate under various topics.
POSTS RELATED TO TRUTH & RECONCILIATION
Recording “Digging Deeper,” Dylan Reade, Feb 19, 2023
February 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM MT Topic: Digging Deeper Ever wonder who was here …
Beyond Land Acknowledgements
Reconciliation Speaker Series 3:00- 4:30 PM Are you curious about Parkallen, the neighbourhood Westwood calls …
Women Building Futures Event
“Honouring the Community” Round Dance Women Building Futures (WBF) invites you to attend a Round …
Silence to Strength
You are invited: note the time is in Eastern Standard Time Free Event with tickets …