This is an invitation to advocacy and witness for Albertans in particular, in keeping with commitments our church made to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. Please prayerfully discern whether your community of faith and its people might take part in this call for the Alberta government to rescind proposed K-6 curriculum changes that would roll back or remove important curricula related to truth and reconciliation commitments.
Sample letter template for your reference (Word document)
Further resources and background to assist you
Northern Spirit Regional Council’s letter to the Alberta Education Minister (PDF) or as a web post.
Proposal from the Being Good Relations Network to Northern Spirit Regional Council (as passed)
Links to further background on the social studies curriculum
Background to all United Church of Canada-run residential schools, by province and territory
Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action