Central hub for information and resources to help Anglicans taking part in the journey towards reconciliation. Learn the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada, find resources for study and use, build relationships at the local level, and read about different ways that you can practice reconciliation in worship and by taking action.
Resource Category: Truth and Reconciliation
Produced by the Primate’s Commission on Discovery, Reconciliation, and Justice, each printable brochure offers information on a major aspect of the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, as well as the role or response of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Information on the Anglican Healing Fund, which offers grants to encourage and initiate programs to help educate and heal the damage caused by residential schools. Includes criteria for application to grants and annual grant summaries.
List of residential schools adminstered by the Anglican Church of Canada, with the location and lifespan of each school and its authorized enrolment. Links are provided with information on each school.
History of the role of the Anglican Church of Canada in the residential school system, encompassing the period from 1820 to 1969, when the church directly administered the schools, as well as subsequent developments leading up to 1993 apology by Archbishop Michael Peers, the Residential Schools Settlement Agreement and the establishment of the Truth and … Continued
Description of timeline detailing evolving relationship between Indigenous peoples and the Anglican Church of Canada, as well as information on how to order the timeline and a link to a PDF copy.
Table of contents for A New Agape: The Resource Binder, a document offering stories and ideas to promote healing and reconciliation.
Information about the Primate’s Commission on Discovery, Reconciliation, and Justice, including terms of reference, current membership, updates and news items, and links to further resources.
Text of the apology of the Anglican Church of Canada for residential schools, as delivered by then-Primate Michael Peers to the National Native Convocation in Minaki, Ont., Friday, Aug. 6, 1993. Includes links to apology in English, French and Indigenous languages, as well as a 2008 video marking the 15th anniversary of the apology.
A litany developed by the Primate’s Commission on the Doctrine of Discovery, Justice and Reconciliation for use in community settings, whether in Sunday worship, diocesan or deanery meetings, study groups, or another form of gathering.
Introductory materials and resources for worship reflecting the work of the ACIP-FWM Joint Working Group on Worship 2001-2004, establishing principles for the vision of an Anglican Indigenous Covenant.