Circle Alberta: 2010- Dialogues on Aboriginal Futures

Venue: Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: Oct 21, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 23, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 21, 2010
Early Registration Date: Oct 04, 2010
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There is a need for sustained efforts to ensure that Aboriginal Peoples are able to live a life of dignity and well-being in Alberta. In 2008, the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights launched the Circle Alberta Project to build relationships and common ground between Aboriginal Peoples, government, industry and community organizations.
In order to continue sustainable dialogues with stakeholders from all sectors, the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights is pleased to announce Circle Alberta Gathering: 2010.The Gathering will be held on October 21-23, 2010 at the Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre in Edmonton. Each day of the Gathering will focus on a key theme and will encompass reconciliation, education, health and child welfare. The key areas of the dialogue will include:
• Healing, Justice and the Creation of a New Environment of Respect. Reconciliation efforts will be highlighted and strategies to build new relationship based on collaboration will be discussed.
• The Well-Being of Our Children and Families. The state of Aboriginal Children will be discussed with key note and panel speakers. Strategies for improved child welfare and education will be shared.
• Community Based Strategies for Change Through Dialogue. Best practices will be explored and training will be available on the Common Ground Process.
• Building Innovative Coalitions. Discussions will centre on bridging Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal stakeholders to promote collaboration for change and to support the advancement of the United Nations Indigenous Declaration of Human Rights.

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