Visiting Canada’s shame:  Re-education and reconciliation in the legacy of the Residential Schools
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Visiting Canada’s shame: Re-education and reconciliation in the legacy of the Residential Schools

Do visitors to Canada see our shame? Did your Canadian history classes include the darker moments as well as the victorious? For many, the stained stories of our country’s past were never discussed in the classroom and we need to re-educate ourselves. But first we need to recognize what prejudices we bring with us.

On eagles’ wings
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On eagles’ wings

For several years, QCHS has been developing a special relationship with a First Nation community in the far north of Ontario. The Eabametoong First Nation (Fort Hope) is a community north of Thunder Bay. To the wonder and joy of the QCHS community, this Ojibwe community has entrusted some of its teens to QCHS. Their hope is that at QCHS, these students will gain a quality education and improve their opportunities for success in further education and careers. Recognizing the difficulties youth face in their community, they wish to give them a “fighting chance.”

The First Nations Version of the Bible
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The First Nations Version of the Bible

A new version of the New Testament is underway, written by First Nations people, for First Nations people. Terry Wildman, a pastor at Northport Indian United Methodist Church in Michigan and director of Rain Ministries, initiated and is leading the project. OneBook Canada has partnered with Rain Ministries, and Wycliffe Associates is supporting this project…

Confessions of  a mother bear
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Confessions of a mother bear

Simply being a non-racist is not enough. Non-racists contribute to racism without even meaning to.

We are called, instead, to be anti-racist. That means speaking out whenever and wherever racism is met. When a joke is told, or a comment made, we must ask the speaker to please refrain from making them. We must stop racism and fight against it.