UPCOMING EVENTS


Jan 18 2024 – June 13 2024
BUILD YOUR TRUTH & RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

SESSIONS ARE FULL! Thanks to SaskCulture for supporting this initiative. We’ll meet ON ZOOM one morning a month from Jan 2024 – June 2024 to evaluate our journeys of Truth & Reconciliation and develop an action plan for moving forward.

DATES: January 18, February 8, March 21, April 11, May 9 and June 13. Sessions are always 9am – 12pm
REGISTRATION: SESSIONS ARE FULL! Thanks for your support.

This project supported by:



Fri, Feb 9 Le Relais
SaskCulture’s Journey towards Truth & Reconciliation
RESCHEDULED!

308 4th Ave North
3:00pm – 4:30pm
REGISTER HERE
Reception to follow with snacks/refreshments

For businesses and organizations seeking insights and a community of learning to inspire their own journeys of Truth & Reconciliation. SaskCulture CEO Dean Kush and Supervisor, Partnerships and Inclusion Damon Badger Heit share stories and key teachings gained along the journey to fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive work culture.

This event supported by:


Fri, Feb 23 – Sat, Feb 24
Reconciling Tech: A Hackathon Improving Equity for Indigenous Women

Check out the Reconciling Tech website. We are working Ethical Digital and various partners to put together a 2 day event focused on finding innovative solutions to increase and sustain the number of Indigenous women employed in the technology industry. The hackathon will host 4 – 5 teams that include business leaders, tech innovators, people will lived experience of employment barriers and more! We are looking for Community Investors, participants and volunteers. Want to come on board? Check out the website or email Carrie.


Tues, Feb 27 
Reconciliation Saskatoon Community Gathering

9:30am – 11am Station 20 West
1120 20th Street West
REGISTER HERE

We look forward to gathering our members, community, Knowledge Keepers and Residential School Survivors to kick off the planning for the Rock Your Roots: Walk for Reconciliation on June 21 2024. Also, learn about other Reconciliation Saskatoon events and initiatives and share your own! This is an opportunity to build intercultural relationships, learn and have fun. Coffee and snacks will be served. 


Fri, May 31
Reconciliation Flag Raising Ceremony

This annual event takes place at Civic Square, beside City Hall in Saskatoon (222 3rd Ave North). A Pipe Ceremony will take place in the morning, followed by the Flag Raising Ceremony starting at 10am.


Fri, June 21
Rock Your Roots: Walk for Reconciliation

The Rock Your Roots: Walk for Reconciliation is returning to its original date on June 21–National Indigenous Peoples’ Day. We invite you to watch this video on the origins of the walk! Details to come.

 

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.