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A PERSONAL JOURNEY OF RECONCILIATION

Sandra Hayes-Gardiner shares the story behind her passion for Right Relations Sandra Hayes-Gardiner is known within her Calgary congregation as someone who is passionate about Right Relations, currently involved in many activities aiming to foster Indigenous learning and understanding. Sandra’s roots, career and volunteerism have contributed to her own shift in perspective. Sandra grew up in
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From abundance to scarcity

The Blanket exercise provokes reflection on Indigenous and non Indigenous relations

hurch goers at Hillhurst United Church experienced a different kind of service on Feb. 19 when they participated in the Blanket Exercise — a teaching tool that shares the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Developed by KAIROS in response to the report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples,
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