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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April 1, 2020

Changing the world one KAIROS Blanket Exercise story at a time

Words cannot express the gratitude for every time we are called upon to offer the KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE). It is an honour to meet with participants who, for the most part, are on a…

March 18, 2020


In the interest of the safety of all participants and facilitation teams in light of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, KAIROS has postponed all KAIROS Blanket Exercises until April 15. We will reassess and provide updates…

March 2, 2020

Walk with Me

A lesson plan toward reconciliation By Allison Zacharias Education is key to reconciliation and the key to good education is a lesson plan that sticks. The Blanket Exercise is one such lesson plan. Developed by…

Facilitators for the program Chris McDougall, Diane Campeau, and Tim Poitras.

January 31, 2020

Learning History Through Participation – The KAIROS Blanket Exercise

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise program was held in Weyburn on Wednesday, January 29th, brought here by South East District in partnership with Weyburn Arts Council, Southeast Regional Library, PLURA Churches, and Canadian Mental Health Association, Weyburn Branch….