As a prelude to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s National Event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Reconciliation Canada organized the All Nations Canoe Gathering for Tuesday, September 17th in False Creek. Reports of this event can be read and viewed on a variety of news websites. Some of the reports are
“Paddlers hit the water for Reconciliation Week” from the CBC
“Canoe Gathering kicks off events for B.C. Reconciliation Week” from the September 16th issue of the Vancouver Sun explains why an Iranian outreach worker was included in a Nisga’a canoe.
“First Nations canoe gathering marks start of Truth and Reconciliation Week” from the September 17th issue of the Vancouver Sun gives the story of one of the survivors and links to other pictures and articles.
“First Strokes of Justice at Reconciliation Hearings” from The Tyee