What is the Blanket Exercise?
A teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.
As part of the KAIROS Winds of Change campaign, Mass Blanket Exercises are being planned across the country from May 28 to June 6. For exact dates and locations: www.kairoscanada.org/MBE
This section of the KAIROS website is dedicated to the KAIROS Blanket Exercise. Return to the main site.
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June 24, 2016
Watch this short video, a testimonial to the power of the KAIROS Blanket Exercise The KAIROS Blanket Exercise “doesn’t bring about reconciliation on its own, but it does equip us for those reconciling conversations &…
June 21, 2016
Employees from Innovation, Science & Economic Development Canada Learn Canadian History from an Indigenous Perspective
In honour of Aboriginal Awareness Week, Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services (SBTMS) invited ISED employees to join Elder Barbara Hill (Kitigan Zibi First Nation) and her husband Larry in a KAIROS Blanket Exercise. The…
June 9, 2016
Originally posted in the Winnipeg Sun on June 4, 2016, by David Larkins. More than 100 people rallied at the Legislature on the one-year anniversary of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report….
June 3, 2016
Kenora Fellowship Centre holds KAIROS Blanket Exercise on anniversary of Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Originally published on Miner and News, by Kathleen Charlebois, on June 2, 2016 Participants in the roles of Canada’s Indigenous peoples navigate blankets that symbolize traditional Indigenous land in a blanket exercise held at the…