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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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…


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:…


July 10, 2016

Kingstonians invited to ‘walk in the moccasins of indigenous people’

More than 50 community members gathered at Douglas Fluhrer Park on July 7 to participate in a Blanket Exercise.  Photo by Mandy Marciniak On July 7, community members were invited to learn about the history…


July 6, 2016

Youth delegates get special synod introduction

Originally published in the Anglican Journal on July 6, 2016 by André Forget. Youth delegates take part in a blanket exercise during a pre-General Synod orientation and ice-breaker. Photo: Art Babych     As General…