Indigenous Ministry

2014 Report for All Saints Cathedral AGM by Oskapewis

Diocese of Edmonton, Indigenous Ministries, Oskâpêwis / Aboriginal Cultural and Educational Helper – Sharon Pasula, Report for All Saints Cathedral, 2014 If you have been reading the weekly Synod Scene and/or the monthly Messenger paper lately, you will have some idea about the position of Oskâpêwis. In the spring 2014 issue of the Messenger a […]

Report for St Mary’s Anglican Church, 2014 by Sharon Pasula.

Report for St Mary’s Anglican Church, 2014 by Sharon Pasula. Indigenous Ministry (I.M.) is a response to the involvement of the Anglican Church of Canada in operating residential schools in Canada.  Generally, the result of residential school was deliberate displacement of culture and identity within Indigenous communities which resulted in tragedy and great cost both […]

Instructions to develop a reflection – with an example

Interest in the reflections for the Outdoor Way of the Cross 2015 prompt me to post the following.  First is the instructions for developing a reflection then an example. GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING A “ STATION” 2015  Time Frame:  3 – 5 minutes for the entire spoken part of the station, EXCLUDING  the song.  2015 Theme:   […]

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Learning/Training opportunities, working with Aboriginal groups

Working with Aboriginal Groups Understanding the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialism will enhance frontline workers’ ability to deliver services to Aboriginal clients. REACH training opportunities poster   Stories of Survival: Challenges and Healing    Practices Working with People Affected by the    Indian Residential School System Through pictures, storytelling and open dialogue, participants […]

First Nations in Alberta

First Nations in Alberta

Leaflet of F N in AB This pdf can be found at In Alberta there are; *  45 First Nations in three treaty areas *  140 reserves *  Approximately 812,771 hectares of reserve land. The most commonly spoken First Nation languages are:  Blackfoot, Cree, Chipewyan, Dene, Sarcee, and Stoney (Nakoda Sioux). For more information […]

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Musee Heritage Museum

St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street, St. Albert AB T8N 3Z9 t: 780.459.1528   |   e: Archives: genealogical research Our Métis Genealogy has many of St. Albert’s Métis families listed and is available for viewing at the museum’s public access computer. The museum also has Gail Morin’s Métis Families which contains information on Métis […]

Blanket Exercise

Blanket Exercise Workshop

As part of our journey to reconciliation, KAIROS, an ecumenical justice and human rights organization of which the Anglican Church is a member, is offering an opportunity for people to experience the Blanket Exercise, an interactive way of learning the true Aboriginal history most Canadians were never taught.