Tea and Bannock

You are invited to our Tea and Bannock event!

This Tea and Bannock session will be open to any women who would like to come and learn about the Reconciliation Committee and the Reconciliation work we have been doing at The Women’s Centre. We want to hear your input for the committee on Reconciliation. We will open the event with a smudge, and an introduction by Pam Beebe, who is a member of our board and the Truth and Reconciliation Committee. This informal event will be a living library style, where you’ll have a chance to meet women working on Reconciliation, hear about their experiencesask questions and share your own thoughts.  

This event will open with a smudging ceremony.

Facilitators include:  

Pamela Beebe is from the Kainai Nation of Treaty 7 and a proud supporter of the Women’s Centre. She is passionate about Social Justice through addressing human rights and social inclusion. She currently works full time as the Indigenous Cultural Education & Protocol Specialist for the Indigenous Strategy at the University of Calgary.  

Tapisa Kilabuk is from the territory of Nunavut and a proud supporter of the Indigenous communities of Treaty 7 Territory. Tapisa has dedicated her legacy to the vulnerable population to ensure there is reconciliation and equity for Indigenous People of Canada. She is passionate to contributing to change for her children here today and the children who have yet to come. Tapisa is currently the Manager, Indigenous Relations at Inn from the Cold.  

Moremi Omotoso became a member of the Environmental Issues Committee and the Reconciliation Committee after years of walking past the Women’s Centre and wondering about what went on there. Moremi works at the National Energy Board as an environmental specialist, and spent four years as a volunteer on the Prairie Mountain Region Health Advisory Council.  

Bobbi-Jo Amos is the Reconciliation Coordinator for the Women’s Centre. As an intergenerational residential school survivor, she has lived experience with the traumas and effects that Indigenous People have and are still facing today. Creating a more inclusive world for all Indigenous people through reconciliation with Canada.  

Sarelle Azuelos is the Social Issues Coordinator at the Women’s Centre of Calgary. She works to support women’s voices and representation in conversations about poverty reduction, public transit, child care and other issues. She believes women’s participation in community and policy level change is essential to their individual well-being, and to maintaining a good society. She’s a settler to Calgary and has lived here for 14 years. 

Susan Gillies & Cathy Lynn –  details to come  

Free child minding is available for this event. Please register your children with their names and ages by calling 403-264-1155 or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org 

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Tea and Bannock