Edmonton, soon to be largest Aboriginal population, embraces reconciliation aims – APTN

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Edmonton, soon to be largest Aboriginal population, embraces reconciliation aims – APTN

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2015350 Views

June 3, 2015

EDMONTON – The choke cherry trees that were planted last year in front of every Anglican Church in the Edmonton diocese to commemorate healing and reconciliation are now blossoming.

It is a good sign, says Bishop Jane Alexander – perhaps symbolic of what’s to come.

Reconciliation in Alberta’s capital city, which will soon be home to the largest Aboriginal population in Canada, began when the Truth and Reconciliation Commission held a national event there in March 2014.

Alexander said her diocese is working to implement the apology the Anglican Church made to residential school survivors through various initiatives. They include providing education to clergy members, community outreach and welcoming cultural practices within the church.

Read More: http://aptn.ca/news/2015/06/03/edmonton-soon-largest-aboriginal-population-embraces-reconciliation-aims/

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