Maskihkîy Âcimowin/Medicine Stories

Date: 10 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Medicine Stories Dr. Diana SteinhauerStories can be medicine for communities, for families and for individuals in the work of healing, reconciliation and building new and right relationships.

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action, the Diocese of Edmonton’s Indigenous Ministries Initiative and Bleeding Heart Art Space have collaborated on Maskihkîy âcimowin/Medicine Stories, a new public art installation that will be open until Saturday, June 21, National Aboriginal Day.

The following events are scheduled to take place at The Giving Tree. Each event runs from 1:00-3:00 pm.

  • Saturday, June 10    Leaf-making event facilitated by RISE (Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton us and make colourful leaves for the tree.  Share your thoughts and experiences about reconciliation and healing.  The leaves will become a permanent part of the installation. 
  • Saturday, June 17    Live music event. Live music from a variety of local performers, including indigenous, non-indigenous and newcomer musicians.
  • Wednesday, June 21 (National Aboriginal Day)      Closing ceremony followed by a feast.

All events are for all ages.  For more information or to volunteer to help with the events visit

Follow the link to learn about this project, made possible by funding from the Anglican Foundation of Canada.

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Bleeding Heart Art Space 9132 118 Avenue Edmonton, AB, Canada