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Reconciliation-in-Action: Caldwell First Nation hosts first ever conference for municipalities in Southwestern Ontario

December 8, 2023

Municipal leaders and staff from across Windsor and Essex County are attending a historic conference on “Reconciliation in Action” hosted by the Caldwell First Nation at the Ojibway Nature Centre Friday.

The conference for local governments is intended to develop deeper understandings about the history, presence and experience of First Nations people who have lived on the lands of Windsor and Essex County. “We cannot have true reconciliation without shared understandings of what has happened, what our story is and who we are today as leaders in creating healing and economic participation as a Nation,” Chief Mary Duckworth explained in a release. “These are our rights.”

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