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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Photo by Matteo Cimellaro, KAIROS Blanket Exercise

February 1, 2017

Graduate students at the University of Guelph partake in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise

A glimpse into the effects of the University of Guelph Aboriginal Initiative Last March, the University of Guelph announced it would be hiring five new Aboriginal professors and increase financial support for Indigenous scholars and…

KAIROS Blanket Exercise in Orangeville Citizen

January 26, 2017

‘Shame and sadness’ stirred by Indigenous Blanket Exercise

Jim Lindsay, sub-region representative for KAIROS Grey-Bruce, Wellington and Dufferin County, says the Indigenous Blanket Exercise held at St. Mark’s Church in Orangeville on Sunday afternoon was very successful – drawing a capacity crowd of…

Gladue Summit, Thunder Bay

January 13, 2017

KAIROS Blanket Exercise, Gladue Summit, Thunder Bay

“A very generous and talented videographer created this short video of the Mass KAIROS Blanket Exercise I co-facilitated in Thunder Bay on November 29, 2016 for 100+ participants at the Gladue Summit, which was organized…

KAIROS Blanket Exercise

January 12, 2017

First-year Law Students Participate in KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Interactive exercise walks law students through history as they learn how Canadian law throughout the years has affected Indigenous individuals and communities. Photo (L to R): Blanket exercise facilitators Jodi Stonehouse, Koren Lightning-Earle and Dr….