Posts from February 2015

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Songhees Tree Planting Ceremony – 2014

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  To honour the opening of the Songhees Wellness Centre, January 22, 2014, Aboriginal Neighbours  and the Anglican Parish of St. Peter & St. Paul presented two potted native red cedar trees.   On March 27, representatives from these groups witnessed the children of the Kwum Kwum Lelum After-School Program planting the young trees in […]

Emily Hobhouse – presented by Jennifer Hobhouse Balme (Aboriginal Neighbour Speaker Series)

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    Aboriginal Neighbour and friend, author Jennifer Balme presented a very informative and thought-provoking talk on social activist and humanitarian, Emily , at our Aboriginal Neighbours monthly gathering on February 14, 2015.   To find out more about this remarkable woman read this excerpt from Jenny’s speech below.  Talk to Aboriginal Neighbours  Thank you […]

Can a ballet heal a nation?

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TRUTH DANCE AND RECONCILIATION   The Royal Winnipeg Ballet has created a ballet that focuses on Canada’s residential school history and Aarrow Productions Inc, based in Victoria has been invited to make a documentary of this unique and compelling story.   To find out more about this about this extraordinary project click here.

Former residential school students taking final look

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ALERT BAY – Former residential students of the St Michael’s residential school students are touring the building before it undergoes demolition next month. http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=539744 Debate on decision to demolish St Michael’s residential school. http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=540658 VANCOUVERISLANDNEWS.CTVNEWS