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Blanket Exercise at U of T Law: Fall 2017

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Rowell Room, Faculty of Law

78 Queens Park

Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

Canada

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The KAIROS Blanket Exercise: A Step on the Path to Reconciliation

  • Engage on an intellectual and emotional level with five hundred years of Indigenous-Settler history in a 1.5 hour workshop

  • Take on the roles of Indigenous people through pre-contact, treaty-making, colonization and resistance

  • Gain a better understanding of how law was manipulated to steal land from and otherwise harm First Nation, Inuit and Métis people and how these historical wrongs are directly connected to the social, economic and legal issues many Indigenous people face today

  • Learn how Indigenous people have resisted assimilation and how they continue to do so

For more information on the Blanket Exercise at U of T Law, you can watch a short video here: https://youtu.be/81-EeMg47Jo

For more information about the Blanket Exercise from KAIROS, creators of this resource, please visit their website here: https://www.kairosblanketexercise.org/

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

  • This exercise is for students, staff and faculty of the U of T Law School only.

  • Only register for one date, please!

  • If you have questions, please contact Amanda Carling, Manager, Indigenous Initiatives: amanda.carling@utoronto.ca

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Rowell Room, Faculty of Law

78 Queens Park

Toronto, ON M5S 1K7

Canada

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