Date(s) - February 19, 2016 - February 20, 2016
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Come begin the conversation about Reconciliation in Langley, BC–featuring Wab Kinew.
Friday, February 19, 7 pm: The Reason You Walk – Readings & Discussion
How can we make amends, heal our past with Canada’s Aboriginal peoples and see a path forward that is hopeful? One way is by continuing to listen to some of the thoughtful, eloquent voices who can articulate the experiences of Aboriginal generations past and present. Wab will read passages from his memoir The Reason You Walk which tells the story of reconciliation with his father. There will also be opportunities for discussion, questions as well as having your book personally signed by Wab. wabkinew.ca, @WabKinew
Saturday, February 20, 11 am: Beginning a Journey Toward Reconciliation – Keynote
A Community Day of Reconciliation will be held the following day, from 10 am – 3 pm at Yorkson Creek Middle School. We hope you will join us for a day of sharing, listening, learning, understanding and celebrating. Doors open at 10 am and a welcoming will begin at 10:30. Wab will provide the keynote at 11 am, followed by a panel presentation, drumming, arts & crafts, exhibits, food and many opportunites for conversation and making connections with other community members. This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend!
Interfaith ceremony of hope and healing on Sunday, February 21st at 6:30pm at Sharon United Church.