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The Reconciliation Task Group at West Point Grey United Church is continuing to work to build awareness and understanding of the long-lasting effects on seven generations of Indigenous children forced to attend Residential Schools in Canada. We are all invited to work towards reconciliation and right relations. For more information on how you can be involved please click here.

Throughout the liturgical year, the Reconciliation Task Group reviews and recommends books written by Indigenous authors or that promote thoughtful Reconciliation discussion. These books are available to church community members on loan from our Fellowship Room Library. If you wish to purchase one of these books, please consider supporting a local Indigenous owned book store such as Iron Dog Books.

Reconciliation Matters at West Point Grey United Church

Book of the Month Selections 2019-2020

Tanya Talaga. (2017). Seven Fallen Feathers. House of Anansi Press.

Maia Caron. (2017). Song of Batoche. Ronsdale Press.

Richard Wagamese. (2015). Medicine Walk. McClelland & Stewart.

Jennifer Manuel, (2016) The Heaviness of Things That Float. Douglas & McIntyre.

Maria Campbell. (2019). Halfbreed. McClelland & Stewart.

Tracey Lindberg. (2015). Birdie: A Novel. HarperCollins.

Andrea Spalding & Alfred Scow. (2006). Secret of the Dance. Orca Book Publishers.

Bob Joseph with Cynthia Joseph. (2019). Indigenous Relations; Insights, Tips & Suggestions to Make Reconciliation a Reality.

Indigenous Relations Press. Tanya Talaga. (2018.) All Our Relations. House of Anansi Press.

Richard Wagamese. (2002). For Joshua. Doubleday.