June 15 12 – 1:30pm on zoom. REGISTER HERE.

Speakers include:

  • Lyndon Linklater: Knowledge Keeper & speaker
  • Zoey Roy: Spoken word artist/activist
  • John Lagimodiere: Métis educator & speaker
  • Judy Hanazawa: Board of Director, National Association of Japanese Canadians and Chair of the NAJC Human Rights Committee
  • Shad Ali: Founder/CEO On Purpose Leadership and Canada Day event organizer

June 16 12 – 1:30pm at Remai Modern Theatre

Remai Modern 102 Spadina Cres E
Free event, and no registration required. Limited seating, reception to follow. The June 16 event will be livestreamed. REGISTER HERE to participate online and watch the livestream.

Speakers include:

  • Ahmad Majid: Spoken word artist/ED of Saskatchewan Association of Immigrant Settlement Integration Agencies
  • Alison Forsberg: Young Cree activist and organizer of “Bring Them Home” event on July 1 2021
  • Michael Afenfia: Author and Cultural Bridging Facilitator with Saskatoon Open Door Society
  • Autumn LaRose-Smith: Provincial Métis Youth Council President, MNS
  • Tala Tootoosis: Spoken word artist/activist & speaker

With support from Remai Modern
After the event, please enjoy other exhibits at the Remai Modern, including Maanipokaa’iini,  the first-ever survey of the work of Siksika Nation artist Adrian Stimson.
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Get involved in Rock Your Roots 2022!
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A huge thanks to our Community Investors!

From previous Rock Your Roots Events:

  • WATCH OUR ONLINE EVENT FROM NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ DAY 2021

    Hear stories about the origin of the Walk for Reconciliation, listen to communities walking for reconciliation, watch cultural performances, and more! Special thanks to the SK Intercultural Association for their role in organizing the online event.

  • KNOW YOUR ROOTS MAP PROJECT

    Follow this link to Know Your Roots, an online and pdf map of reconciliation projects around Saskatoon. This project was initiated by the Rock Your Roots Organizing Committee and is a collaboration between Reconciliation Saskatoon and the Saskatoon Public Library.

  • STORIES FROM RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SURVIVORS

    Our Be A ConnectR YouTube channel features Residential School Survivors telling us about why the Walk for Reconciliation is important to them, as well as sharing stories. Listen, learn, show up and share these important truths.