What is the Blanket Exercise?

A teaching tool to share the historic and contemporary relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.

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KAIROS Blanket Exercise, World Social Forum 2016

August 12, 2016

Reflection on the Spanish version of the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, at the World Social Forum

“Participants (of the Spanish version of the KAIROS Blanket Exercise at the World Social Forum in Montreal) very quickly make connections between the history of colonization in Canada and the history of colonization in Latin…

Richmond Hill United Church (RHUC)

August 4, 2016

Spanish KAIROS Blanket Exercise connects colonial dots

Despite the parallels between the history of colonization in North, Central and South America, if you ask Latin American expats what they know about Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Indian Residential Schools, most will…

Spanish Blanket Exercise

July 28, 2016

Educación para la reconciliación: el ejercicio de la manta indígena

Radio Canadá Internacional entrevistó a Alfredo Barahona sobre uno de los talleres de KAIROS. Alfredo explica que el taller es pedagógico e interactivo y que promueve un mejor entendimiento de las relaciones históricas y contemporáneas…

http://www.anglicanjournal.com/articles/-cogs-members-map-out-indigenous-history-at-interactive-workshop

July 25, 2016

Council of General Synod members map out Indigenous history at interactive workshop

Originally published in the Anglican Journal on March 10, 2016, by Tali Folkins.  Council of General Synod (CoGS) members take part in “Mapping the Ground We Stand On,” an exercise developed by PWRDF staff. Photo:…