In My Backyard Society launches fundraiser for local Indigenous teachings initiative – EverythingGP

In My Backyard Society launches fundraiser for local Indigenous teachings initiative – EverythingGP

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202133 Views

Nov 26, 2021

A duo from the Grande Prairie region, hoping to bring the teachings of local Indigenous history to outdoor parks and trails in the area, has kicked off a fundraiser to help the initiative come to fruition.

The In My Backyard Project, founded by Joselyn Dueck and Kate Weber, is an initiative hoping to bring signage and educational programming focusing on local history and traditional teachings, starting in Kleskun Hills.

Weber says they decided to take on this project in an effort to help work towards reconciliation.

“We realized we don’t really know much of the history of this area, like how could I grow up here for 33 years and never have asked, what are the traditional stories of this land.”

Read More: https://everythinggp.com/2021/11/26/in-my-backyard-society-launches-fundraiser-for-local-indigenous-teachings-initiative/

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