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Sat, Sep 19


Scarboro Community Association

Alberta Culture Days | Cultivating Compassion

Bringing awareness of the truth of our past in order to build bridges from the past to the present and subsequently our future.

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Alberta Culture Days | Cultivating Compassion
Alberta Culture Days | Cultivating Compassion

Time & Location

Sep 19, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Scarboro Community Association, 1737 14 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0W5, Canada

About the event

Cultivating Compassion 

​A four module workshop to create awareness and understanding of Indigenous and Canadian history. Our goal is to cultivate a compassionate approach to being active in pathways to reconciliation and responsible decolonization as individuals, communities and businesses. 

On this first Saturday together we will be diving into the following topics and questions 

Morning - Pre-colonization

  • What cultural, linguistic, spiritual, scientific, social, and economic practices were in place prior to "first contact?" 
  • Why is Indigenous pedagogy important?

Afternoon - Colonization 

  • What is colonization?
  • How did colonization affect the existing cultures and peoples of this land?
  • What colonial practices are still taking place?

Please contact Kellie Nixon to register


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