Pincher Creek celebrates first National Truth and Reconciliation Day – The Star

Pincher Creek celebrates first National Truth and Reconciliation Day – The Star

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 2021131 Views

Oct. 6, 2021

If every citizen of Canada committed to actualizing one of the 95 calls to action outlined by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, says Wes Crowshoe, the world would be a much better place.

Crowshoe, a councillor for Piikani First Nation, addressed Pincher Creek residents outside the Napi Friendship Centre on National Truth and Reconciliation Day.

He told the story of his own family and the struggles they face living in the shadow of trauma, and discussed how Canada can work toward improving its relationship with Indigenous people.

As the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation in history, Sept. 30 was a memorable moment for Canadians. People across the country gathered together to honour residential school survivors, their families and communities.

Read More: https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/10/06/pincher-creek-celebrates-first-national-truth-and-reconciliation-day.html

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