June 21 is named Nationwide Indigenous Peoples Day, which falls beneath June’s Nationwide Indigenous Historical past Month.
Throughout this time, we collectively acknowledge and have fun the heritage, range and important contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
Right here on the Centre for Mindfulness Research, we acknowledge the generational impacts of colonial violence and the systemic failures that proceed to occur. We stand in solidarity with Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous communities who’re struggling with the devastating discovery. We grieve alongside our communities for the kids discovered, and plenty of extra not but found. As settlers, it’s essential for all Canadians to grasp the magnitude of the reality of this expertise. We’ll proceed to do the work of supporting Indigenous communities and are dedicated to the work of advancing fact and reconciliation.
Whereas we’re working to deepen our understanding of Indigenous histories and ongoing modern injustices now we have compiled a listing of assets to share with our group.