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Blanket Exercise at Davisville PS/Spectrum Alternative School

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2nd floor Gymnasium

43 Millwood Road

Toronto, ON M4S 1J6

Canada

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise: A Step on the Path to Reconciliation

  • Engage on an intellectual and emotional level with five hundred years of Indigenous-Settler history in a 1.5 hour workshop

  • Take on the roles of Indigenous people through pre-contact, treaty-making, colonization and resistance

  • Gain a better understanding of how law was manipulated to steal land from and otherwise harm First Nation, Inuit and Métis people and how these historical wrongs are directly connected to the social, economic and legal issues many Indigenous people face today

  • Learn how Indigenous people have resisted assimilation and how they continue to do so

For more information on the Blanket Exercise at U of T Law, you can watch a short video here: https://vimeo.com/231272279/07fc8a510b

For more information about the Blanket Exercise from KAIROS, creators of this resource, please visit their website here: https://www.kairosblanketexercise.org/

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

  • This exercise is for Davisville & Spectrum parents, teachers, staff and community.

  • Childcare will be provided. Children can attend but it is not intended for children under 11.

  • If you have questions, please contact Tanya Murdoch, ms.tanyamurdoch@gmail.com


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2nd floor Gymnasium

43 Millwood Road

Toronto, ON M4S 1J6

Canada

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