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

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Mass Blanket Exercise in Charlottetown, May 28, 2016

May 29, 2016

‘We need to listen to what the First Nations people are telling us’ – KAIROS Blanket exercise helps teach history from Indigenous perspective

Originally published on May 29, 2016 on CBCNews | PEI Dozens of people took part in a different kind of history lesson in Charlottetown on Saturday. (Stephanie Kelly/CBC) The Mass Blanket Exercise was an activity…

Richmond Hill United Church (RHUC)

May 27, 2016

“A dialogue was started” – KAIROS Blanket Exercise at Richmond Hill United Church

Originally published on the Richmond Hill United Church (RHUC) blog on May 15, 2016, by Joanne Scofield “A dialogue was started” ~Blanket Exercise Participant Richmond Hill United Church (RHUC) hosted a KAIROS Blanket Exercise on May 15, 2016, as…

An exercise in Aboriginal history

May 15, 2016

An exercise in Aboriginal history at Queen’s University

Photo: Incoming Provost Benoit-Antoine Bacon reads one of the historic moments of Aboriginal history during the KAIROS Blanket Exercise held during the Aboriginal Council of Queen’s University meeting. Members of the Aboriginal Council of Queen’s University…

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May 13, 2016

Podcast: How the KAIROS Blanket Exercise came to be. Radio interview with Katy Quinn.

Radio interview with Katy Quinn on April 25, 2016