International Development Week: Apuknajit
Truro Campus International office in partnership with Indigenous Student Services is hosting an evening of reflection and exploration on the topic of Truth and Reconciliation between Canada and our Indigenous peoples.
4:30 p.m. Blanket Exercise What is a Blanket Exercise? Delivered by KAIROS, the Blanket Exercise is a teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-indegnou poeples in Canada
5:30 p.m. - Elder Guided Talking Circles Engage with others in talking circles guided by Indigenous community Elders on the concepts and realities of Truth and Reconcilitation in Canada
6:30 - Traditional Mi'kmaq February Feast Join us for Mi'kmaq traditional feast. In Mi'kmaq culture the feeding of Apuknajit is a time of giving thanks to the Spirits during the most difficult time of winter for surviving thus far and to ask for blessings until spring.
Special guest performance by Samquan boyz Millbrook First Nation Youth Drum
RSVP by January 31 for full or partial attendance