The first of six, sixties scoop sharing circles will be held tomorrow (sat) in Meadow Lake. The meetings are designed to help inform a meaningful apology from the provincial government. Warren Kaeding, Minister Responsible for First Nation, Metis and Northern Affairs says, “We remain committed to providing a public apology, at an appropriate time and location, to those affected by the Sixties Scoop.” Individuals can participate at the Senior Citizens Activity Centre in Meadow Lake at 406 Fifth Avenue West.
Individuals can participate at the following locations and dates:
” Meadow Lake: Senior Citizens Activity Centre, 406 Fifth Avenue West, Saturday, Oct. 13
” North Battleford: Western Development Museum, near Highways 16 and 40, Saturday, Oct. 20
” Prince Albert: Senator Allen Bird Gym, 851-23rd Street West, Saturday, Oct. 27
” Saskatoon: Saskatoon Indian & Métis Friendship Centre, 168 Wall Street, Saturday, Nov. 3 and Sun., Nov. 4
” Fort Qu’Appelle: Treaty Four Governance Centre, 740 Sioux Avenue South, Saturday, Nov. 17
” Regina: Mâmawêyatitân Centre, 3355 Sixth Avenue, Saturday, Nov. 24, and Sun., Nov. 25
All sessions will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a pipe ceremony starting at 7:30 a.m. Mental health support workers and elders will be available on-site to provide additional support as required.