Indigenous music, dance and stories passed onto students at reconciliation gathering in Peterborough – The Peterborough Examiner

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201871 Views

Co-facilitator Linda Slavin says in order to connect with the Earth we must understand all issues, including Indigenous history

Children sit in a circle watching both Indigenous and non-Indigenous children sing and dance around a group of drummers.

It’s a way of sharing stories, culture and history to better educate students on the Indigenous people who occupied these lands long before settlers arrived.

On Friday, June 1, the first Nogojiwanong Peterborough Reconciliation Gathering was held in the lower level of Peterborough Square.

The place was packed with 400 children from different schools and school boards to learn about the history and culture of Indigenous people in Canada.

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