Past Events

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.

– Thomas Berry

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...

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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...

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Blanket Exercise

Susan said:“Hello everyone, Here are some photos from the Mississippi Mills All My Relations Blanket Exercise we did on April 6th. Mirelle told us that it was very painful for her to do the exercise with us and could tell that it was painful for us to participate in...

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Indigenous Friendship Garden

Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to help create a space for a reconciliation garden at an Almonte church. This garden will provide a space for gardeners to grow indigenous plants and share wisdom about growing food and living sustainably. The space...

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Talking Circle March 10

Mississippi Mills’ All My Relations group held its second Talking Circle on Saturday, March 10, with thanks to St Paul’s Anglican Church, for the use of their downstairs hall. The Talking Circle’s aim was to enhance cross-cultural awareness between...

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Bear Fox – Songs and Stories

A reflection from Pam Steele... On Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Mississippi Mills All My Relations group hosted an Akwesasne Mohawk singer and story teller, Bear Fox. Bear, a nickname she’s had since childhood, led 20 children and 40 adults in traditional and...

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Talking Circle Reflections

On January 27, 2018, MMAMR provided an opportunity for interested folk to gather and share their thoughts and experiences on the theme of renewing our friendships. Here are the reflections of three of the participants. The next opportunity to listen,...

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Moving Towards Healing and Reconciliation: The Basics

Saturday January 13 was bitterly cold. But that did not deter a group of 33 people who gathered at Almonte United Church to learn more about our indigenous neighbours. Mississippi Mills All My Relations group had invited Irene Barbeau and Margaret LeMaire,...

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Renewing Our Friendship

On August 19, we held a day-long learning and sharing event - Renewing Our Friendship: Reconciliation and the Birch Bark Canoe. The goal of the day was to learn together about how our Indigenous neighbours are moving forward, and how we can walk with them...

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