The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong. To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human. To damage this community is to diminish our own existence.
Algonquin Nation Past and Present: The Land Claim Explained
A unique opportunity to hear Councillor Dan Kohoko from Eganville area’s Pikwakanagan First Nation, describe how the Canadian and Ontario governments apportioned the western Algonquin territory (Ontario’s Ottawa River watershed). Councillor Kohoko is one of 16...
Mississippi Mills Shares Overview from MMAMR
The story below was provided to the Municipality of Mississippi Mills by the Mississippi Mills All My Relations group. Mississippi Mills All My Relations is a concerned group of community members living in the area who recognize that we have a responsibility to help...
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation — MMAMR Handout
September 30 is Orange Shirt Day National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Imagine… It’s September and you’re going to a gathering. You’re really looking forward to it and you’ve bought a special outfit for the occasion. With high hopes, you say goodbye to your family...
Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day: We Are All Treaty People
Treaty of Niagara, 1764 CELEBRATING NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY: WE ARE ALL TREATY PEOPLE How do Treaties Give Us Hope? Elder Larry McDermott, Algonquin from Shabot Obaadjiwan, Executive Director of Plenty Canada and Indigenous Advisor and Lecturer for the...
Love, Justice, Truth and Reconciliation
Love, Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Like all organizations and groups, the Mississippi Mills Public Library can do more than it’s been doing to meet the Calls to Action of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission. All organizations and levels of government must...
Mayor Lowry’s Statement: Every Child Matters Flag
Statement from the Mayor fo Mississippi Mills- September 1, 2021 Every Child Matters Flag Raising National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Every Child Matters
1 September 2021 Almonte, Ontario Thank you to photographer, Rik Walton, for this lovely photo.
Suggested book lists for National Indigenous History Month & #BlackLivesMatter
By Mississippi Mills Public Library on Jun 11, 2020 04:11 pm
The Mississippi Mills Public Library has created a few lists! Download them from the links below – or ask for a copy to be included in your next curbside pick-up!
The titles in the lists are suggested by the Mississippi Mills Public Library staff to support #BlackLivesMatter and National Indigenous History Month in Canada. These titles are in the MMPL collection.
So far two lists are available, at the links below, but check back soon!
Indigenous-authored FICTION (adult & teen)
Indigenous-authored NON-FICTION (adult & teen)
Books authored by People of Colour (adult & teen)
Children’s stories by or featuring Indigenous & People of Colour
Children’s non-fiction by Indigenous authors & People of Colour
Books for pre-teens by Indigenous authors & People of Colour
Report on January 28 Council Meeting
Report on January 28 Council Meeting By Millstone on Feb 01, 2020 05:50 pm More Good Tidings: The Mississippi Mills Council Meeting on January 28, 2020 by Theresa Peluso I think I may just start looking forward to Council meetings! Those of you who didn’t attend...
SAVE THE DATE!
Mississippi Mills All My Relations invites you to join us for an outdoor ecumenical family service at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 70 Clyde Street, Almonte, Ontario to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day on Sunday, June 23rd at 3 PM. Algonquin Elder Larry...