Featured Pick of the Day: Freedom and Forgiveness for Canada’s First Peoples

by mmnationtalk on October 19, 2012945 Views

Footage from the Forgiven Summit, June 11-13, 2010. Produced By: Denise Lodde

The Forgiven Summit was a response to the aboriginal apology issued by Prime Minister Steven Harper two years ago. A group of First Nations, Inuit and Metis motivated by faith gathered in Ottawa to sign the Charter of Freedom and Forgiveness, an official response to the apology. A new found freedom they celebrated at the Forgiven Summit.

Kenny Blacksmith- Gathering Nations International, Residential School Survivor
Wilfred “Rabbit” Salmon- Residential School Survivor
Michelle Bouchard- Charter of Freedom and Forgiveness Signatory
Steve Carlton- Inuit Signatory
Hon. Chuck Strahl- Indian and Northern Affairs Minister
Vincent Yellow Old Woman- Blackfoot Residential School Survivor


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