St. Johns Lutheran Church

  • Nov 17 Fri

    Treaties Recognition Week - "Walk an Hour in my Moccasins"

    November 17, 2017 @ 07:00 PM
    Faith Lutheran Church, 57 Brant Ave, Brantford, ON
    St. John's Lutheran Church

    "Walk an Hour in my Moccasins"

    Mark your calendar, tell your friends, come to Faith Lutheran, 57 Brant Avenue, Brantford,
    and join us in Luther Hall on Friday, 17 November, 7:00-9:00 PM. We will participate in the
    Blanket Exercise.

    The Blanket Exercise is an invitation to participate in a one-hour walk through history to
    explore relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people on the northern part
    of Turtle Island, also known as Canada. Friends from Nations Uniting will be present to
    guide us through this wonderful learning experience.

    The Blanket Exercise was developed jointly about twenty years ago by Indigenous
    representatives and KAIROS Canada. This uniquely Canadian learning opportunity has been
    offered hundreds of times across Canada and has a strong international reputation for
    enabling participants to explore the meaning of reconciliation.

    A sharing circle and refreshments will follow the Blanket Exercise. We look forward to
    seeing you there.

    Ontario has passed new legislation to recognize the importance of treaties and to bring awareness to the treaty relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in the province. Join us as we recognize Treaties Recognition Week.