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Community Living BC Land Aknowledgement unveiling ceremony in Vernon, July 27th 12-2pm

Posted On July 14, 2022

Community Living BC Land Acknowledgement unveiling ceremony in Vernon, July 27th 12-2pm

Dear esteemed Elders, Leaders and Community members,

In spirit of reconciliation, we would like to request you to witness the unveiling of the land acknowledgement for the Vernon CLBC office.

July 27th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm at the Vernon office:

2802 30 St #201, Vernon, BC

CLBC recognizes that land acknowledgements are an honest and historically accurate way to recognize the traditional First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit territories of a place. Inspired by the 94 recommended calls to action contained in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada land acknowledgements are a necessary first step toward honouring the original occupants of a place. They also help Canadians recognize and respect Indigenous peoples’ inherent kinship beliefs when it comes to the land, especially since those beliefs were restricted for so long.

Please join us for a blessing from local elders, community members and drummers to honour this visual land and territorial acknowledgement installation. Lunch will be served promptly at 12pm. Please RSVP to Billie Metz at [email protected] Thank you.