Black History Month Events
In collaboration with the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum (SACHM), the Hampton Hub (1221-15th Ave) presents.
- February 15 – An evening with Beau Dixon
- February 20 – Black History in Canada with Christian Mbanza
- February 27 – Black History in SK with Barbara MacNeil
- March 5 – Wrap up and Celebration
Please check Hampton Hub Instagram for details
If the Glacier Melts, the World Will Catch Fire
Thursday February 22, 8 PM
Join Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chiefs to learn about their Groundbreaking Charter of Rights & Freedoms Challenge taking on Canada’s Climate Inaction. More information here
Bridging Voices: Intergenerational Story-telling
Saturday, February 24, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, 1601 Dewdney Avenue East at the Glen Elm Branch of the Regina Public Library
Let’s support Christian Mbanza of Black in Sask by showing up at events where he is speaking. This time it is a story about “home.” Register online or Drop in!
From the Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice. (CUSJ)
Saturday, February 24th 1 pm ET:
Still time to register now for the important webinar about the indigenous / UU project for affordable housing and much more. This is the true spirit of reconciliation with the First UU Congregation of Ottawa. Registration is open at https://cusj.org with more information.
Image: UU parking lot to be converted to affordable housing on unceded land in Ottawa
Health Impacts of Uranium Mining on Indigenous Bodies
Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Webinar event sponsored by Council of Canadians. Details at Keepers of the Water website. Experts will delve into uranium mining in Northern Saskatchewan and its implications, particularly focusing on the often-overlooked aspects of small nuclear modular reactors. If you are unable to attend you can watch the recordings at any time (4 seminars; 2 available Feb 13)
Making (Black) History
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 6:00-7:30 pm CST free webinar
Reflections on the UN’s International Decade for People of African Descent. During this Black History Month webinar, we will reflect on the strides made toward recognizing, empowering, and defending the rights of the 200 million people of African descent. Please register here for an exclusive link and password for the event.
Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Mika Lafond will share how she explored poetry and nêhiyawêwin in her book nipê wânîn and then went on to teach creative writing to help others tell their stories. She uses life experiences and stories that she has heard from elders/knowledge keepers to reclaim the nêhiyaw way of transmitting knowledge through story. Read More
Right Relations With Indigenous Communities Q & A – sponsored by the Canadian Unitarian Council
March 27, 2024, 6:00 pm CT (90 mins)
Learn how to be in right relations with Indigenous communities, featuring teachings from our Elder in Residence, Sharon Jinkerson Brass and traditional teacher, Dave Skene. This session will present challenging scenarios that have been encountered in real life with the intention of learning how we might approach relationship building when the path forward is not clear.
Registration coming soon.
Connect and Deepen
Connect & Deepen is an online community for adults interested in meaningful reflection, conversation, and shared ideas for living our values. This is a welcoming space that encourages spiritual as well as philosophical exploration, with an eye to putting these explorations into action.
More information and registration is available here.
Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Action—Community Solutions
The second of a four-part webinar series in which Indigenous climate action leaders in BC share their thoughts and experience, hosted by the West Coast Climate Action Network and RAVEN.
Video Taking Care of our Land – Heiltzaqv Heat Pump project