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5th Annual Building Reconciliation Forum 2019 – Algoma University

October 8, 2019

The 2019 forum was jointly hosted by Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, Nipissing University, Cape Breton University, the University of Northern British Columbia and Algoma University. The Forum took place at Algoma University in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, from October 8th-10th, 2019. The 2019 theme was: “Working Together to Advance Healing & Reconciliation…”
Key Forum Themes:

  1. In order to move forward with reconciliation it is important to know and feel the truth of Canada’s history and the lingering intergenerational impacts of this truth
  2. Reinforcing Anishinaabe ways of knowing through the integration of land- and culture- based experiences aimed to provide a fuller learning opportunity to enrich dialogue, engage participants and shape future actions
  3. Framing the future; what doe reconciliation look like over the next five years?
  4. All voices matter…ensuring representation from all stakeholders and all regions of the country is the only way to accomplish true national reconciliation