As part of National Indigenous History Month, which is the time to learn and recognize the history, heritage and diversity of Canada’s First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; today we celebrate the outstanding achievements and diverse cultures of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
What can we do today?
- Make a Pledge of Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples using these eight simple commitments set by Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.
- Take part in the festivities by joining in the Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival.
- Follow and learn from Indigenous writers and journalists – check out this handy list.
- Donate to Charities that share the common goal of addressing issues vital to Indigenous Peoples culture, health and well-being.
- Attend a cultural awareness course and stay up-to-date with blogs and podcasts available.
Furthermore, AME is committed to advancing the process of reconciliation, and prioritizing ways to implement the Calls to Action set out by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. You can learn more about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report, and progress on the Calls to Action here.
This summer, the AME team will be embarking on a cultural awareness trip that will be both inspiring and educational.Today, the team will be attending the21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Discussion with Bob Joseph hosted by Indigenous Corporate Training Inc. In 2020, AME interviewed Bob Joseph about his renowned book – read the Q&A. You can also view the various training and resources available.
At AME, we believe that successful projects and partnerships provide mutual benefit and support efforts towards reconciliation. Find out more.