RISE ZINE - Issue 1

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“What does reconciliation mean to you?”


Andrea Levey

Hannah Gelderman

Marina Hulzenga

Excerpt from Arthur Bear Chief’s memoir, My Decade at Old Sun, My Lifetime of Hell (Athabasca University Press, 2016)

City Hall School

Salman Ahmed

Calls To Action Call upon Canada, call upon Canadians. Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal We call upon for Education. education for the Government of Canada to end Criminal legislation Section 43. education for the government of Canada to eliminate gaps between families and community. Respecting, Enabling and Developing informed Code with Treaty groups: 11. 8. 7. 6. 10. iv. v. ii. i. iii. 9. Commitment to culturally honouring legislation with consent of Aboriginal governments and peoples. and We We We We a joint government of the people Protecting education, a language of responsibility and accountability. 12. annual educational attainments to non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal children, culturally Improving systems with employment of parental control on federal government reserves, the Nations First students develop the call to success. curricula to close the Nations generation gaps, the principles childhood call upon the post-secondary and Aboriginal education Aboriginal languages, with early education We right education

call upon the parents of the provincial and territorial public, call upon the government levels to full participation, in school and on reserves We provide sufficient reports, funding attainment and prepare on appropriate Aboriginal programs off a backlog of strategy. seeking to develop credit for the peoples to enjoy The government First. Nations comparing children educated and federal achievement to Aboriginal children being educated off reserves sufficient funding to federal courses including Aboriginal teaching adequate funding to federal First Nations educational income sufficient funding to federal funding federal Providing funding rates in discrepancy to those First Aboriginal and similar to the new educational draft the new federal repeal to incorporate and appropriate in being and following the what would and would within compared as identified as well as on include the one and and and

Salman Ahmed

Lisa Federspiel

Nigel Henri Robin

Teresa Stieben

RISE – Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton This first issue of the RISE ZINE is released on December 15, 2016 to commemorate one year since the release of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

RISE - Reconciliation in Solidarity Edmonton is a group of citizens in the Edmonton region committed to supporting reconciliation in words & actions. risedm@telus.net www.twitter.com/RISEdmonton www.facebook.com/RISEdmonton

Events and organizations where zine pages were made: Elk Island Public Schools Reconciliation/Education Day RISE TRC Book Club RISE Zine Making at SNAP (Society for Northern Alberta Print Artists) Edmonton Heritage Council Aboriginal Student's Office, University of Alberta, Augustana City Hall School

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