We Are All Treaty People




Reconciliation Presentation

  • October 15, 2019 7 pm - 9 pm
  • John M. Cuelenaere Library, Prince Albert

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A Presentation by Dion Tootoosis on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 7:00 p.m. at John M. Cuelenaere Library

“Meaningful Reconciliation is only achievable when we explore the Truth. The Calls to Action call upon Canadian citizens to engage in meaningful Truth and Reconciliation initiatives to foster safe and inclusive communities.” 

• Explore Treaty history from the perspectives of Indigenous Treaty partners • The history of the numbered Treaties
• The culture of Indigenous partners
• The legacy of the Indian Act and Residential Schools
• Ways to achieve reconciliation.

An established Educator from Poundmaker Cree Nation, Dion maintains the family reputation of perpetuating language, beliefs, values and practices through his work in the education sector, and at cultural events as a Master of Ceremonies, Story Teller and Knowledge Keeper. Tootoosis has worked for various School Boards in Alberta and Saskatchewan. He has taught classes at Mount Royal University in Calgary and has acted as guest lecturer for the Indian Teacher Education program at the U of S. He now serves as Cultural Coordinator under Student & Learning Services at the SIIT.