Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program is a unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators – that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

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December 2, 2019

Watershed church teaches Native American history through interactive workshop

This article appeared in 9and10news.com on Nov. 19 and was authored by Brighid Driscoll. Native American culture and history is the stock of northern Michigan culture. Michigan’s First People came from tribes Fox, Sauk, Kickapoo,…

November 19, 2019

Spirited Reflection: The Blanket Speech- Leading forward in Reconciliation

Janet Gray, hearty dedicated KAIROS collaborator in Victoria, BC, shared the following with us:“I just supported Amber Santarelli,a young Grade 12 First Nation student from Port Alberni, BC, in leading a KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE)…

November 7, 2019

The Blanket Exercise delivers a powerful message

Around twenty participants gathered at the Trinity United Church in Watson to participate in a mind-altering experience. Non-profit ecumenical organization KAIROS and the pastoral charge of the United Church brought the Blanket Exercise to the…

October 24, 2019

Viewpoint with Rev. Natasha Pearen

This article was published in Amherst News as an invitation to participate in a KBE at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church on Oct. 5. A reflection by Rev. Natasha Pearen. Have you ever participated in a…