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Youth Reconciliation Leadership Forum

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CANADIAN ROOTS EXCHANGE

March 5-7, 2015

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

A youth to youth interactive forum exploring how to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities in Canada. Hosted with Children of the Earth High School in Winnipeg, approximately 300 youth from across the country are anticipated to take part. The target age is for youth between the ages of 15 and 29.

For more information about registration, or presentation opportunities, go to http://canadianroots.ca/national-conference

Witness Blanket

The University of Regina Aboriginal Advisory Circle will be hosting the Witness Blanket exhibit January 5 – February 27, 2015

This large scale art installation is inspired by a woven blanket made from hundreds of reclaimed items  from Residential Schools, churches, government buildings and traditional and cultural structures including Friendship Centres, band offices, treatment centres and universities, from across Canada. The Witness Blanket stands as a national monument to recognise the atrocities of the Indian Residential School era, honour the children, and symbolise ongoing reconciliation.

Website: http://witnessblanket.ca/#!

Video: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-witness-blanket

For more information see Witness Blanket page
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