Tag Archives: Residential Schools

Gratitudes for Canada Day

I, citizen of the United States, celebratemy dear friends in Canada,(you know who you are,so very many of you)and the remarkable gifts you are in my life,(yes, you who sent poutine packetslast October). I also celebrate Louise Penny novels,some great … Continue reading

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Prayer for Penelakut Tribe

Creator, we pray for the memoryof one hundred sixty childrenfound in British Columbia‚ÄôsSouthern Gulf Island,near Kuper Island Residential School, who were not unloved,but whose graves were unmarked, who were not without tender family,proud tradition, and deep history,but whose graves were … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Cowessess First Nation

Creator, Spirit,Breath whispering the talitha-cum,the rise-up to every single childhidden for so very long,we pray for every survivorof those precious ones found in unmarked gravesin Marieval Indian Residential School. We pray for families shattered and grievingand we pray for those … Continue reading

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Orange Shirt Day — Canada, September 30

This is passed on to me from Matthew Stevens. It was new to me. I want to remember these children! Maren Matthew writes: This information is circulated with thanks to John Bird and George Montour for sharing. Please also understand … Continue reading

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