AUGUST 2022 UPDATE: SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR ANISHNABEG OUTREACH
Waterloo North’s Truth and Reconciliation Action Group (TRAG) is co-ordinating donations for school for Anishnabeg Outreach. It is a local Indigenous registered charitable organization that focuses on reconciliation and creating a centre for healing.
Please consider purchasing the items from the list (divided according to age group) or make a financial donation designated to the “WNMC TRAG Fund for Anishnabeg Outreach”. You can bring purchased items to church on Sunday or during the week, to the home of Ron F and Ingried R (please call ahead). Deadline is Sunday September 4. For more information contact: Anne B, Bernie B, Dave N or Ron F.
Truth and Reconciliation Action Group (TRAG) of Waterloo North Mennonite Church
Within the broad work of “loving our neighbours,” the two-fold purpose of Waterloo North’s Truth and Reconciliation Action Group is to:
- Initiate actions within the congregation and/or beyond that advocate for and support the implementation of the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Final Report of June 2015.
- Share information with the congregation related to historical injustice and calls for justice for Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including specifically the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River
Some Suggested Resources:
- Online Sources for General Information and Local Connections
- Doctrine of Discovery
- Pre-Contact History, Treaties, Indian Act, Assimilation
- Residential Schools, Racism, White Privilege
- Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and Creation Care
- Indigenous Authors, Fiction and Non-Fiction
Adult Sunday School Class – October 24 & 31, 2021
- Sunday, October 24, 2021 – Adult Education – Summary Presentation
- Sunday, October 24, 2021 – Adult Education – Summary Presentation, Speaker Notes
- Sunday, October 31, 2021 – Adult Education – Treaty History, Waterloo Region
- Sunday, October 31, 2021 – Adult Education – Treaty History, Waterloo Region, Speaker Notes