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Paul-Conrad Carignan, “Forbidden Native Ceremonies” / “Cérémonies autochtones interdites”

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
UUEstrie – Sanctuary (Upstairs), 201 Rue Main
North Hatley, QC J0B 2C0 Canada

In several amendments to the Indian Act, the federal government reinforced the assimilation of Indigenous people by forbidding their cultural and spiritual ceremonies. Activities we see today at Native gatherings like smudging, Pipe ceremonies, sweats lodges, etc. were legally forbidden until 1951 when the federal restrictions were finally lifted. This PowerPoint presentation reviews these spiritual … Continue reading "Paul-Conrad Carignan, “Forbidden Native Ceremonies” / “Cérémonies autochtones interdites”"

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