Aboriginal Justice delegation - Treaty #3 Area (Northwest Ontario)
Corporate clear cut logging of Asubpeeschoseewagong traditional territory has destroyed hunting, trapping, food and medicine gathering activities. Indian Residential Schools have deeply impacted families and communities. Mercury contamination discovered over 40 years ago continues to poison residents.
Explore what it means to live in right relationship with the earth and each other. Find out what it means to be an ally to indigenous communities engaged in healing, resisting colonialism and struggling for sovereignty. From a base in the city of Kenora, and visits to Asubpeeschoseewagong traditional lands, the delegation will meet with Indigenous and non-Indigenous community leaders and residents. Delegates will develop an analysis of colonialism, participate in undoing racism training and plan and/or participate in events as allies in the struggle for justice and dignity for Indigenous peoples.
FUNDRAISING EXPECTATION: $525 (Canadian or USD). In addition, delegates arrange and pay for their own transportation to Kenora, Ontario.