Area residents will have the chance to learn about Canada’s Indian
Residential Schools history - and, even more important, to find their
own path towards healing and become part of the larger reconciliation

Registration Fee:
By donation please

Your Host:

The Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Support Group
Chair: Alice Olsen Williams


Peterborough, Ontario
Trent University
Gzowski College and the First Nations House of Learning,

When and Time:

Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th 2012
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The purpose is fourfold:

1.) To give survivors an opportunity to share their own experiences in
residential schools;

2.) To educate the public on residential school history;

3.) To continue the process of reconciliation between and within
aboriginal and non-aboriginal society;

4.) And, to give churches and the wider community a place to offer
gestures of reconciliation.

Curve Lake First Nation's own - Drew Hayden Tayler


Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner - Marie Wilson
Past Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (2002-2007) - James Bartleman
The Great and Special Indigenous cultural icon - Elijah Harper

Join us for 2 days of Workshops and Speakers:

Workshop presenters include: Sr. Priscilla Solomon and Professor
Emeritus Shirley Williams

With Ontario TRC regional liaison Alvin Fiddler - a tireless advocate
for survivors of Indian residential schools and sexual abuse victims.
Mr. Fiddler will also oversee the formal statement gathering, and will
have the "resources" necessary to care for and support survivors,
former students, as well as staff and teachers.

Plus sunrise ceremonies on both mornings
Venders and so much more...

*Please contact Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle for
more information at 705 741-0900*

Please make sure you invite all your friends!


Dr. Lynn Gehl, Ph.D.

Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe, Makinag Ndoo-dem

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