Sunday, 10 July 2016

Red Threads at the Pathways to Reconciliation Conference

BRAVO says Dean Peachey….

On June 17, 2016 we did a workshop and performance at the Pathways to Reconciliation Conference at the University of Winnipeg.  This national conference followed up actions flowing from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  The aim of the gathering was to encourage steps towards achieving peaceful co-existence through restoration of  respectful relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples.

Dear Dana,

Please convey my heartfelt appreciation to the all the members of the Red Threads Troupe for the wonderful workshop that you conducted at the Pathways to Reconciliation conference. We need more of this type of activity when dealing with difficult and heavy conversations. I hope that the troupe members were able to also attend some of the other conference sessions on Friday.

I am pleased to know that we have such a skilled resource in the Winnipeg community—don’t be surprised if we call on you in the future.

Warm regards,
Dean Peachey
Executive Director, Global College
Coordinator, BA in Human Rights

University of Winnipeg

Dawn Lavand opening our workshop with a song

Our fearless leader, Dana Rungay, receiving a story from one of the workshop participants

Red Threads members (L to R) Brad Leitch, Loc Lu, Dawn Lavand, and Bequie Lake

Feeling grateful, inspired, and hopeful at the end of an amazing day at the Pathways to Reconciliation Conference!