Mississippi Mills All My Relations

Mississippi Mills All My Relations (MMAMR) is a group of community members who recognize that we all have a responsibility to help restore what was once a relationship of trust and friendship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous People in our country.  We have a core planning council of about ten members as well as a number of other volunteers who work together to provide Indigenous led educational events, offer opportunities for reflection and growth and raise funds for Indigenous organizations working towards our shared goal. 

All My Relations means that you recognize everything as alive and elemental to your being. There is nothing that matters less than anything else. By virtue of its being, all things are vital, necessary and apart of the grand whole, because unity cannot exist where exclusion is allowed to happen. This is the great teaching of this statement.

…When a speaker makes this statement it’s meant as recognition of the principles of harmony, unity and equality. It’s a way of saying that you recognize your place in the universe and that you recognize the place of others and of other things in the realm of the real and the living. In that, it is a powerful evocation of truth… In its solemnity it is meant as a benediction… This phrase, this articulation of spirit, is a clarion call to consciousness.”

-Richard Wagamese, from Kamploops Daily News



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Mississippi Mills All My Relations recognize that we are on unceded Algonquin territory and that we all must work together in respectful, just relationship with one another and with our mother earth and all her inhabitants.