Hundreds attend youth reconciliation conference at Concordia University – CBC

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202062 Views

Feb 24, 2020 6:52

Amid ongoing rail blockades across the country, hundreds of Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth are coming together to talk about what reconciliation means as part of a nationwide conference being held at Montreal’s Concordia University.

More than 300 young people from across Canada participated in workshops and discussions surrounding reconciliation on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, as part of the eighth annual Canadian Roots Exchange gathering.

For Amy Grant, who has roots in the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation in Newfoundland, sharing stories at the conference helped create a sense of solidarity.

“A lot of the things you’re going through, whether that be … going through a bit of an identity crisis or keeping up with your language and culture — you’re not alone,” Grant said.

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