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Reconciliation Week Sept.18-23

Community members are invited to the official launch of the first-ever Reconciliation Week in Lethbridge, which will include a flag-raising ceremony. 

Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m., City Hall
(910-4 Avenue South) 

Organized by Reconciliation Lethbridge, this event will kick-off our first annual Reconciliation Week, Sept. 18-23, 2017. Reconciliation Week is intended to foster education, awareness, and relationship building with the focus on Reconciliation. Reconciliation Lethbridge is comprised of the Lethbridge Indigenous Sharing Network and the City of Lethbridge.  

The Official Launch will include a Pipe Offering, Welcoming Remarks from Dignitaries, a Healing Dance and Honour Song, a Flag Raising Ceremony, followed by a Reconciliation Walk from the Lethbridge City Hall to the Galt Museum. City Hall will be lit up in support of Reconciliation Week in yellow, red and blue from Sept. 18-21. 

Event Itinerary:
8:30-9:30 a.m.                    Pipe Offering – front grounds of City Hall
9:30-10:30 a.m.                 Welcoming Remarks, Honour Song & Flag Raising – front steps of City Hall
10:45-11:15 a.m.               Reconciliation Walk – City Hall to Galt Museum
11:30 am.-noon                Presentation: What is Reconciliation – Galt Museum

Media Contacts:

Amanda Scout, Co-Chair
Reconciliation Lethbridge

Jerry Firth, Co-Chair
Reconciliation Lethbridge