Our Home On Native Land
This year marks 150 years since Confederation. There will be events and festivities all across the country throughout 2017. But a sombre note will underlay the celebrations. Our country rests on a shaky foundation: the forceful colonization of First Nations land and First Nations people.
What does real reconciliation mean to you? How can we build a fair and equal relationship between Indigenous peoples and settlers as promised in the early Peace and Friendship treaties? How can we make real the UN declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples which Canada is a signatory to?
There have been so many promises made – and so many promises broken. This is your opportunity to be part of the solution.