June 21, 2020
Indigenous Day of Prayer, the Sunday before National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), is an opportunity to celebrate First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples’ values, customs, languages, and culture.
Minute for Mission:
Making a Home Whole Again - Our gifts for Mission & Service support the United Church’s commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Reconciliation - Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of relationship building with Indigenous brothers and sisters.
Solstice Baby - Indigenous Day of Prayer reminds us that if we are to heal broken relationships, we must talk with one another. Let us begin today and never stop.
Under the Big Top: Thoughts on National Aboriginal Day - I took these pictures last August while visiting my mother’s relatives in the central part of Saskatchewan on the Muskoday First Nation. They capture some of the 825 dancers that participated in the 25th annual traditional Powwow. I was sitting beside my aunt, my mother’s youngest sister...