13 Fires Winnipeg and “reflects in water” are excited to bring together communities on Sat, July 16 to highlight critical concerns about access to clean water in First Nations communities. Family-friendly event! Bring the kids!
– Blankets, tarps and camping chairs (for your own use)
– Brooms (to clear the path of debris for stenciling; will be returned at end of event)
– Fruits and veggies for the Feast at 5:30 p.m.
Art action will take place all day along the Waterfront Drive Active Transportation Path. Community Feast to follow at Thunderbird House at 5:30 p.m. Bring a feast bundle to help reduce waste!
1:45 p.m. Sign-in
2:15 p.m. Welcome, opening remarks and speakers
3:15 p.m. Break-out discussions and art-action
4:45 p.m. Closing remarks
5:00 p.m. Family Photo and Walk to Thunderbird House
5:30 p.m. Community Feast
Emcee: Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie
Elder: Belinda Vandenbroeck
Jeff Friesen, Leah Decter and Linda Lam
Roxanne Greene (closing remarks)
Tabitha Martens (closing remarks)
Shoal Lake (Angelina McLeod)
Shoal Lake (Roxanne Greene and Rainer Bunn)
Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition (Alex Paterson and Alana Lajoie-O’Malley
Fire Pit Sharing Circle – Connection to the land (Linda Lam and Jen Doerksen)
Student Action – DivestUW, Energy East, etc. (Andrew Vineberg, Sadie-Phoenix Lavoie and Kelvin High School)
Kookum’s Teaching Circle (Belinda Vandenbroeck)
Respecting the Right to Water (Brigette DePape)
Reflects in Water art-action
Thank you to Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Shoal Lake 40 First Nations, Museum of Canadian Human Rights Violations, Friends of Shoal LAke 40, Decolonizing Network Manitoba, Spence Neighbourhood Association, Aboriginal Youth Opportunities and other great community supporters.
More Info on Facebook.