Our McCauley Intercultural Gathering

  • Participants learn about the meaning of the song during the Round Dance at the McCauley Intercultural Gathering. Sheryle Carlson

​The first Our McCauley – Intercultural Gathering took place on April 15 at the Edmonton Intercultural Centre. People came together, shared, danced, and participated in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous history. Thank you to Michelle of the Edmonton Native Healing Centre for leading the Blanket Exercise, the Pinto Horse Singers for facilitating the mini-Round Dance, Street Prints Collective for their art display, Abundant Communities, food providers (Equitea Catering, Best of Africa, and Kukooms Bannock-Frybread), childminding teachers, and our volunteers!

Please join us on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13 from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. for our second Intercultural Gathering at the Edmonton Intercultural Centre (9538 107 Avenue, old McCauley School). We will honour and celebrate our mothers with a special lunch with diverse cultural foods, poetry, and music. Please check our Facebook page for updates (www.facebook.com/ourmccauley) and email ourmccauley@gmail.com for information about child care spots, and if you have any questions. See you there!

Sheryle is the Community Connector Programmer with Our McCauley.

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