A Journey with Our Indigenous Neighbours
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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- 7:00PM - 8:00PM
- St. John The Divine
A Journey With Our Indigenous Neighbours
A Program of Learning, Understanding and Respecting the Cultures, Experiences and Aspirations of First Peoples
See below for registration information
Walking Together: Stories and their Telling
Sunday April 8, 2018 at 10:00 am
A special opening of the regular service by Florence Dick, CRD Liaison, Songhees Wellness Centre.
Understanding the Impact of Residential Schools through the Childhood Art of Survivors and their Stories
Wednesday April 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the church
Presenters: Andrea Walsh, Dept. of Anthropology, UVic. and Mark Atleo, Ahousaht Nation.
The Present and Lingering Effects of Colonialism and Racism in Relations Between Non-Indigenous and Indigenous Canadians
Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the church hall, a.k.a, The Baumann Centre
A workshop, based on the Dismantling Racism course of The Anglican Church of Canada. Facilitator: Patrick Sibley, Deacon, St. John the Divine Anglican Church.
Ways Ahead – Land and Culture and Recovering the Law & Customs of Indigenous Nations
Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 7.00 pm in the church
Presenter: Val Napoleon, Chair of Aboriginal Law & Justice, UVic., Saulteau Nation and Gitksan Nation [adopted].
Letting History Speak to Us
Wednesday May 2, 2018 at 7.00 pm in the church
We will show the NFB documentary Duncan Campbell Scott: the Poet and the Indians with comment and discussion led by Hamar Foster Q.C., Professor Emeritus, Law, UVic.
Ways Ahead: Indigenous Language Revitalization
Wednesday May 9 at 7:00 pm at the Lau Welnew Tribal School, 7449 West Saanich Rd., Brentwood Bay BC, V8M 1R3
Presentation and Discussion Leader: Jacqueline Jim, (Sencoten Language Teacher, Wsanec Nation)
The Journey Continues: Where From Here?
Sunday May 13 at 10:00 am in the regular Sunday service
Bishop Logan McMenamie will be with us.
REGISTRATION: To assist with gauging numbers, please register for the Wednesday sessions at the church office in person, by phone (250-383-7169), or email