CLAY hosts second-largest-ever blanket exercise

By Joelle Kidd August 20, 2018 A participant playing the role of “settler” hands out yellow cards marked with an “X.” The yellow cards represent the First Nations children who died while attending a residential school. Photo: Joelle Kidd   Thunder Bay, Ont. Around 800 participants joined in one of the largest-ever instances of a … Continue reading “CLAY hosts second-largest-ever blanket exercise”

National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis

By Tali Folkins June 22, 2018 Pope Francis, left, shakes hands with Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop and president for North America of the World Council of Churches (WCC), right, after a WCC event Thursday, June 21. Behind them is WCC General Secretary Olav Fykse Tveit. Photo: Albin Hillert/WCC   In a personal highlight … Continue reading “National Indigenous Anglican bishop meets Pope Francis”

Anglicans stand against Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion as project hits roadblocks

By Joelle Kidd April 26, 2018 National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald, third from left, was among those who gathered to protest the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline at Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby, B.C., April 20. Photo: Christine Boyle   Local Anglican clergy and lay people and the National Indigenous Anglican Bishop are … Continue reading “Anglicans stand against Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion as project hits roadblocks”

A struggle for hope

By Mark MacDonald January 30, 2018 “We are a people who proclaim that in the midst of death, there is life.” Photo: Nito/Shutterstock Yesterday, we received news that another young person in an Indigenous community had taken their life. It is a deeply sad and disturbing event, for the family and community, but also for … Continue reading “A struggle for hope”