Azhe-mino-gahbewewin / Reconciliation Kenora and the City of Kenora invite youth ages 18-29 to join the
YOUTH RECONCILIATION COUNCIL
PURPOSE of the Youth Reconciliation Council:
To bring Indigenous youth from Treaty 3 Territory and Non-Indigenous youth from Kenora to work together on reconciliation in our area where all peoples may thrive, and to build relationships with our future leaders to strengthen our communities.
April 27 – 28, 2019
Setting Context for Reconciliation in Kenora
-First of three phases in the council formation
-Let’s look at the historical context and importance of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action.
-Hear testimonials from Indigenous people with lived experiences of colonialism, First Nation leadership, Metis Senators, and Elders, as well as non-Indigenous Kenora residents with experience in Indigenous issues.
-By examining a colonial and often racist past, it will provide a foundation of knowledge that will help us in building relationships for the future.
Participation in this first phase is not a commitment to sitting on the Youth Reconciliation Council.
We invite students, community members, and young professionals between the ages of 18-29 who want to work together to attend the Reconciliation in Kenora Context Setting workshop.
If this interests you, but you are nervous, we invite you to challenge yourself and come at least to the first phase workshop. This work will not always be easy, but it is necessary and will build meaningful bridges that our future generations can walk.
Reconciliation in Kenora Context Setting Two-Day Workshop
When: Saturday, April 27 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm. and Sunday, April 28 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lake of the Woods Discovery Centre (931 Lakeview Drive)
**This workshop is an open forum, you may attend without registering.**