National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Tomorrow is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
The City of Fernie recognizes the importance of listening and learning to support the journey to reconciliation. We encourage our community to spend time reflecting on our shared history, seek traditional knowledge, and support the healing process.
The National Film Board of Canada is providing more than 50 years of Inuit, Métis, and First Nations filmmaking free to watch online. Discover the collection, here.
Ȼaqahak (Fernie, BC) sits on the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa people. To learn about Ktunaxa Nation culture and heritage, here.
East of Fernie (Grasmere, BC) is home to the Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi ‘it (Tobacco Plains) Band. To understand more about the Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi ‘it community, here.
Indigenous Resources from the Government of Canada can be explored, here.
And revisit the powerful messages of the Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi ‘it community, delivered at City Hall on July 1, 2021, here: