National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 29, 2021
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
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: www.vimeo.com/583267569
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