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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March 1, 2019

Why a blanket exercise made me disappointed, uncomfortable and angry

Shining a harsh light on the impacts of colonization On a cloudy, fall afternoon at NAIT Main Campus, a circle of chairs are arranged around five patterned blankets laid flat on the floor. It’s a…

February 20, 2019

Senpaqcin school uses KAIROS blanket exercise to explore systems of governance

The intermediate students and teachers at Senpaqcin school recent hosted the KAIROS blanket exercise as part of their inquiry into how systems of governance shape the lives of people. The blanket exercise covers more than…

Blanket Exercise & Facilitator Training in PEI, May 2016

February 19, 2019

Communities coming together for Reconciliation

Reflections on the Blanket Exercise On June 9th, 2018, Vancouver Monthly Meeting gathered with the Vancouver Unitarian community on unceded Musqueam and Coast Salish territory in a beautiful intergenerational Blanket Exercise. The Blanket Exercise is…

blankets and feet

January 17, 2019

Christians working on global issues can be a thankless job

Finding pathways to truth and reconciliation has become the latest focus for Christian activists in Canada. The nation’s churches and church members have been active on social justice issues over many decades, a Lethbridge audience…