What does Right Relations mean?
Being in Right Relationship ultimately means respecting the Sacredness of all life. We believe this is God’s longing for the earth community, and even for the universe. The focus of Right Relationship-building in the Canadian Shield Regional Council (CSRC) is on learning how to walk with respect as indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.
Photo/Art Credit: Mervin Meekis, Sandy Lake First Nation
The First Official Apology to Indigenous Peoples
At the Thirty-first General Council, held at Laurentian University, in Sudbury, in 1986, Moderator Bob Smith extended an apology on behalf of The United Church of Canada, to Indigenous peoples, in Canada in these words:
The Manitou Art Collection
The spirituality of a people who do not worship in buildings like temples or churches is often not identifiable or understood by others. For Indigenous peoples, the Creation is their context of worship.
RRRT Facebook Page
The Right Relation Resource Team’s (RRRT) goal is to develop, support and nurture just and respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The RRRT has created an amazing Facebook page with many, MANY Right Relations resources and information.
National Indigenous Day and Pilgrimage Package
June 21st is National Indigenous Day in Canada where we celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. 2021 marks the 25th Anniversary. The Canadian Shield Regional Council Right Relations Resource Team (RRRT) has teamed up with the Manitou Intentional Learning Community (MILC) to bring you a resource…
Orange Shirt Day
On September 30, people all across Canada will wear orange shirts to remember and honour Indigenous children who were taken from their communities and families to residential schools.
The summer of 2021 was a summer of orange shirts as Indigenous communities across the country shared the truth…
Doing Some Reading?
Here is a Reading List – Fiction, Non- Fiction and articles/websites from Indigenous authors.
Summer Reading List
Minute for Right Relations (M4RR)
The Right Relations Resource Team (RRRT) has made some resources available for people to download and use. These resources are called M4RR – Minute for Right Relations. This initiative was first started by…