Annual Gingerbread Night on Nov 26, 2021 – We are excited to announce that this will run as a hybrid event! Current restrictions allow us to run this in-person for those who provide proof of vaccination, proof of medical exemption, or proof of a negative test, and we want to include others who are not able to join in that way at the same time. Please pre-register with Michelle firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your gingerbread house! Cost is $15 per kit, pick up or drop off happens Nov 21-24.
“The Indigenous Peoples Experience at Fort Edmonton Park is an immersive and comprehensive exhibit. The exhibit explores the rich and beautiful cultures of First Nations and Métis Peoples while encouraging visitors to seek out the truths as lived by Indigenous Peoples before and after Canada became a country.” They are open Saturdays and Sundays from noon-4pm now until December 19. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.showclix.com/event/s2021-ipe-admission. If you are interested in going as a group, Michelle is planning to attend on Sunday, November 14 from 1-4pm.
Dispelling Common Myths - #4 & #5 Please see the bulletin board at the side entrance for a more complete description of myths 4 and 5 as identified in Bob Joseph’s e-book “Dispelling Common Myths about Indigenous Peoples.” Myth #4: “Indigenous Peoples living on reserves get free housing.” Reality: Indigenous peoples do NOT get free housing, either on or off reserves. Myth #5: “Indigenous Peoples don’t pay taxes in Canada.” Reality: Indigenous Peoples DO pay taxes in Canada. For more information and resources, please see the bulletin board at the side door, or visit Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. at https://www.ictinc.ca/ or the Indigenous Relations Academy at www.indigenousrelationsacademy.com. You can also speak with Michelle Schurek to request a digital copy.