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Group wants to add Indigenous elders’ ‘spiritual, cultural knowledge’ – MidlandToday.ca

February 1, 2024

‘While the Culture Alliance has First Nation and Métis committee members, we are missing elders from these communities,’ Culture Alliance in the Heart of Georgian Bay official says

The Culture Alliance is looking to add some Indigenous perspective to its meetings.

The north Simcoe group wants to recruit First Nation and/or Métis elder members to attend its monthly meetings.

They would then start the meetings with either a smudge or prayer and would participate in and contribute to the conversation at all meetings, according to Liz Cascagnette, cultural development coordinator for the Culture Alliance in the Heart of Georgian Bay.

Read More: https://www.midlandtoday.ca/local-news/group-wants-to-add-indigenous-elders-spiritual-cultural-knowledge-8189630

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