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Walk to protect Ottawa’s Sacred Site
An invitation to join with Algonquin Grandmothers and Elders and walk to honour and protect Ottawa’s sacred site at the Chaudiere Falls:
Friday June 17
10am Ceremony begins on Victoria Island (138 Middle St);
11am The walk itself starts from the island;
Noon Reaching Parliament for a half hour of speeches and activities.
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) states in Article 12 that “Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain, protect, and have access in privacy to their religious and cultural sites” and we intend to honour that, in line with the Truth & Reconciliation Commission recommendations, on June 17!