Moose Jaw hosts gathering to encourage intentional reconciliation
- EFN Staff | May 13, 2018
The City of Moose Jaw was filled with people and events celebrating reconciliation for a week in April. Converging Pathways and Indigenous Pathways partnered on a shared initiative with the City of Moose Jaw to host a National Gathering.
The Atamiskākēwak Gathering brought Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples together in Moose Jaw to educate on how people can take intentional action to the Truth and Reconciliation’s 94 Calls to Action.
The event featured speakers from across the country on Child Welfare, Education, Language and Culture and Church Education for Reconciliation, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), as well as interactive events such as Takoza Tipi Camp and Cultural teachings, Treaty 4 National Tipi Display, Indigenous Artisan Fair with over 100 artisans, Atamiskākēwak Competition Pow Wow, Lacrosse tournament, Robb Nash, Indigenous entertainment and art display, Elders teachings, MMIWG display, cultural teachings and more.