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Thank you to Rik Walton for sending this lovely photo. 1 September 2021 1 September 2021 Almonte, Ontario Thank you to photographer, Rik Walton, for this lovely photo.

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 University of Guelph, will describe the Treaty Relationship between Canadians and Indigenous Peoples beginning with 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 take up these serious calls for love, justice, truth and reconciliation more energetically. Last […]

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 and make the long journey to the gathering. Upon arrival, your host […]

Mississippi Mills Shares Overview from MMAMR

Courtesy of the Municipality of Mis 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 restore what was once a relationship of trust […]

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 Algonquin Negotiation Representatives working with the Canada/Ontario negotiating team on the Algonquin Land Claim. Hear the proposal and learn […]

Buskers for Survivors Revisited

Almonte United Church 106 Elgin Street, Almonte, Ontario, Canada

Buskers for Survivors Revisited18 June 2022 A Fundraiser for Indian Residential School Survivors Society (IRSSS) Building on the success of last year’s Busking for Survivors, Métis leader/activist/elder Tony Belcourt will again bring together Indigenous and Non-Indigenous buskers, singer/songwriters & recording artists featuring: Special Guest Appearance: Amanda Rheaume; Kevin Schofield – The Tennessee Cree; Dynamic Fiddleground & […]

Renewing Our Friendships: Introducing the Seven Gifts

Almonte Old Town Hall 14 Bridge St, Almonte, Ontario, Canada

Come for an evening of learning and inspiration! The Seven Gifts, a Truth and Reconciliation art installation, is going into Riverfront Park. This is your opportunity to meet the artists, and hear about what has inspired them. Experience smudging and a traditional opening ceremony Learn about each of the Seven Grandfather Teachings from Elder Larry […]

Drop-in to Sivarulrasa Gallery

September 15th drop-in to Sivarulrasa Gallery (34 Mill St., Almonte, ON) between 5:00pm – 7:00pm to meet the artists, see the wood carvings, and learn about the artistic process! Note: The Seven Gifts exhibition is on from September 15th – October 20th at Sivarulrasa Gallery.

The Seven Gifts Opening Ceremony

The Seven Gifts public art installation will officially open! Join us from 1:30pm – 4:30pm at Riverfront Park (320 Spring St., Almonte, ON) for a traditional ceremony including smudging and drumming, children's activities, music, food, and so much more! Everyone is welcome!! Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on.