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Indigenous Allyship

We need to return to the original relationships. That’s the repeated message heard at a forum held in Waterloo, ON in June 2016 concerning climate justice and what Indigenous allyship would mean. The forum was hosted by Faith & the Common Good, Divest Waterloo, the Green Awakening Network  and the Centre for Public Ethics at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, with funding support from the Justice and Reconciliation Fund of the United Church of Canada.

These relationships involve taking care of Mother Earth in tandem with revisiting the cordial, peaceful beginnings of our settlers’ and first peoples’ interactions.

Read Indigenous Allyship is about relationships.

Click here for the full conference video, which includes bookmarks to direct you to individual speakers (under SHOW MORE).

In September 2017, Faith & the Common Good continued its work on allyship as an organizing partner in the first annual Great Lakes Water Walk.

 

The Chemical Valley Project

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Mark your calendars to join us on March 7th, 2018 for The Chemical Valley Project, an innovative documentary-theatre performance telling story of a small Indigenous community smothered by Canada’s petrochemical industry in our own backyard.  It will spark conversations on Canadian environmental policy, treaty rights and Indigenous relations, as well as the current nature of Canadian identity and values.

Where: The Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St, Kitchener
When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:30pm

Trying to Get it Right: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Environmental Allyship

Trying To Get It Right

Join Youth for Water and Green Communities Canada for a four-part webinar series! Learn how to strengthen collaborative initiatives and build positive alliances with Indigenous communities.

Dates: February 7, 2018 - March 21, 2018

Click the link for more information and to register: www.eventbrite.ca/webinar-series-trying-to-get-it-right-tickets-42245268736

Indigenous Allyship is about relationships

 

salmon by Don Skillen
“Salmon” by Don Skillen, Métis Artist 4. Change.

“Mitakuye Oyasin. All my relations.” Lakota Nation.

We need to return to the original relationships. That’s the repeated message heard at a recent Waterloo forum hosted by Faith & the Common Good, Divest Waterloo, the Green Awakening Network and a number of other groups concerning climate justice and what Indigenous allyship would mean.

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