Q and A: How a group of Edmonton residents are tackling racism one conversation at a time – Edmonton Journal

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Q and A: How a group of Edmonton residents are tackling racism one conversation at a time – Edmonton Journal

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2016246 Views

January 12, 2016

Miranda Jimmy figured she could get angry or do something herself when she learned nothing was planned last year to mark the one year anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings in Edmonton.

So she did. And slowly this effort by Edmontonians of numerous ethnic backgrounds is growing and changing attitudes.

The Journal recently sat down with two founding members of RISE, Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton. Miranda Jimmy is a member of the Thunderchild First Nation in Saskatchewan. Her father attended residential schools. Kasey Machin was at stay-at-home mom of northern European descent when she first got involved.

Read More: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/q-and-a-how-a-group-of-edmonton-residents-are-tackling-racism-one-conversation-at-a-time

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