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Campaign Launch

May 31, 2018 Indigenous Issues

June 1st is the first day of Aboriginal Awareness Month and Pride Month.

This year the Clinic, together with partners, is launching the Two Spirited People Intergenerational Trauma Campaign.

The Launch begins at Hamilton City Hall with social time at 6:30 p.m. and is followed at 7:00 p.m. by  

  • Drummers
  • Jingle Dancers
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Our Keynote Speaker - Two Spirit Grandmother
  • Two Spirit First Generation Residential School Survivors tell their stories of Intergenerational Trauma caused by The Canadian Indian Residential School System.
  • Refreshments 

A Different Story

 

Laurie McDonald  is a two spirited residential school survivor.

As a two spirited person dealing with the impacts of the Indian Residential School System is different.

Listen to some of Laurie’s story at

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzT2ed8xRlU&t=42s

Watch these pages for more stories during the month of June.

 

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