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Mass Kiaros Blanket Exercise

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
John Deutsch University Centre
Room: McLaughlin
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As a part of Indigenous Awareness Week Queen's Native Student Association is offering a mass Kairos Blanket Exercise for the community.

The Blanket Exercise is based on participatory popular education methodology and the goal is to build understanding about our shared history as Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada by walking through pre-contact, treaty-making, colonization and resistance. Everyone is actively involved as they step onto blankets that represent the land, and into the role of First Nations, Inuit and later Métis peoples. By engaging on an emotional and intellectual level, the Blanket Exercise effectively educates and increases empathy.

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