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Honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, 2SLGBTQQIA people #16StoriesofCourage

Nov. 29th, 2021 There is a strong correlation between the presence of extractive projects and violence against Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people. In protecting the land and water, Indigenous women land defenders are also enacting women’s rights and Indigenous self-determination. “We decided that we’re going to go into ceremony and honour our sisters as we ask them to come in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202114 Views

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Canadians urged to make spiritual journey with Indigenous – The Catholic Register

As Indigenous elders, youth, knowledge keepers and residential school survivors prepare for their historic meetings with Pope Francis Dec. 17-20, Regina Archbishop Don Bolen is inviting Canadians to journey with them spiritually. At the urging of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Bolen is presenting a series of five Sunday homilies that will take people […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202120 Views

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Former Anishinabek Nation Head Getzit Mishomis Gordon Waindubence begins his journey into the Spirit World – Anishinabek News

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (November 24, 2021) – It is with profound sadness to announce that former Anishinabek Nation Head Getzit Mishomis Gordon Waindubence (Shiikenh) has begun his journey into the Spirit World today at his home in Sheguiandah First Nation surrounded by the warmth and love of his family. “It is during this time […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202131 Views

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Assembly of First Nations announces names of First Nation delegates travelling to Vatican City

November 25, 2021 Assembly of First Nations announces names of First Nation delegates travelling to Vatican City (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is releasing the names and titles of the 13 First Nation delegates who will travel to Vatican City this upcoming December to meet with His Holiness Pope Francis. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 202142 Views

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Speaking Out: Promising step to reconciliation – The Catholic Register

One month ago, Pope Francis and the Vatican announced an upcoming papal visit to Canada to foster reconciliation with the country’s Indigenous populations in the aftermath of children being found in unmarked, residential school graves. It is well-documented that children experienced profound neglect and abuse in the residential schooling system, which was still up and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202132 Views

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Far from bankrupt’: Catholic order that ran 48 residential schools faces criticism – CBC

Nov 24, 2021 Critics point to Oblates’ corporate-restructuring methods as means to protect money from liabilities From the rugged coast of James Bay to the gilded halls of the Vatican, Evelyn Korkmaz says she has learned a great deal about the Catholic Church and its entities. “Their valuables are more important than humanity,” said Korkmaz, a survivor […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202130 Views

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Indigenous leaders to have private meeting with Pope during Vatican visit – Global News

November 10, 2021 The Catholic Bishops of Canada says 25 to 30 Indigenous people will be meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican in December. The delegates are to include elders, knowledge keepers, residential school survivors and youth. A small group of Canadian bishops is also to attend from Dec. 17 to Dec. 20. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202138 Views

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Canadian Bishops Invite Residential School Survivors, Indigenous Elders, Knowledge Keepers and Youth to meet with Pope Francis in December

OTTAWA, November 10, 2021 – The Catholic Bishops of Canada are pleased to announce that 25-30 First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Elders, knowledge keepers, residential school survivors, and youth will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican from December 17-20, 2021, accompanied by a small group of Canadian Bishops. “The journey towards healing and reconciliation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202147 Views

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Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc invites Pope Francis to bear witness to Le Estcwéý and meet Kamloops Indian Residential School Survivors

October 28, 2021, Tk̓emlúps – Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council state the following regarding the announcement from the Holy See’s Press Office indicating that Pope Francis plans to come to Canada in the context of the long-standing pastoral process of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. “It would be deeply meaningful to welcome the Holy See, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202192 Views

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NCTR: Pope Francis’ apology in Canada

October 28 2021 The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) welcomes the news that Pope Francis has accepted an invitation by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops to visit Canada on a pilgrimage of healing and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. Nearly a month after the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the NCTR […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202145 Views

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