2015-10-16/17 – Covenant Chain Link VI

CCLVI v3Walking Together – The Reconciliation Journey

Building bridges of understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples

HIGHLIGHTS

Bob Watts – Former Interim Executive Director of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and on the negotiating team for the historic Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement

Tony Belcourt – Canadians for a New Partnership board member, an Officer of the Order of Canada, and former President of the Métis Nation of Ontario

Looee Okalik – Health and Social Development Project Coordinator at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

John Rice – Traditional storyteller from Wasauksing First Nation in Ontario

Waubgeshig Rice – Author, journalist and storyteller

Peter Irniq – Inuit cultural teacher and politician. He served as the second Commissioner of Nunavut from April 2000 to April 2005.

WORKSHOPS on the www.garnetsjourney.com website, the Justice for Indigenous Women initiative, the Inuit residential school experience, the TRC’s 94 Calls to Action, and more