Co-Creators of a Just Recovery

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A webinar series with two events to explore aspects of a Just Recovery and the role of Catholic religious communities in that process.

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In two separate virtual gatherings, this annual Joint Ecological Ministry event will reflect on the topic of a Just Recovery and what it means in the context of Reconciliation and Indigenous-settler relationships. How can we build bridges towards social and ecological justice so necessary for Canada?

Event #1 : Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in the Context of a Just Recovery

Speaker: Dr. Niigaan Sinclair

NOVEMBER 5, 2020 from 2 pm - 4 pm (EST)

Dr. Sinclair is an Anishinaabe (St. Peter's/Little Peguis) and an Assistant Professor at the University of Manitoba. He is a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on various media outlets. He is a regular commentator on Indigenous issues on CTV, CBC, and APTN, and his written work can be found in the pages of The Exile Edition of Native Canadian Fiction and Drama, newspapers like The Guardian, and online with CBC Books: Canada Writes. Niigaan is the co-editor of the award-winning Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water (Highwater Press, 2011) and Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World Through Stories (Michigan State University Press, 2013), and is the Editorial Director of The Debwe Series with Portage and Main Press.

Audience: Public

This event is organized in collaboration with the Canadian Religious Conference.

Event #2 : Ethical Recovery and the Roles of Catholic Communities

Speaker: Dr. Sue Wilson, CSJ

NOVEMBER 26, 2020 from 2 pm - 4 pm (EST)

Dr. Sue Wilson, CSJ, is the Director of the Office for Systemic Justice at the Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada where she is engaged in political advocacy and education on social, economic and ecological justice issues.

Audience: Members and representatives of Catholic congregations of women and men religious in Canada.

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