Minow Bimaadzawin :Living a Good Life

September  25th to 27th 2011



Restoring the Circle Gathering


Harry Lumley Bayshore

Community Centre Owen Sound On  


This year’s focus will again be on Residential l Schools .

Signs of  healing, signs of hope.


Sunday Evening


6 pm come and help erect the teepee and attend the lighting of the sacred fire – evening ceremonies open to all





8:30am9:00 registration

9:00 Opening Ceremonies


                (John Rice and Vera Whiteye Jones)


10:00 Morning Exercise (Restoring the Committee)

12:00 Lunch with speaker - Jane McFadden, R.N. 1:30 Forgiveness Ceremony – Jane Meader

4:00 Time to make offerings in the teepee, learn some more teachings

5:00 Dinner, speaker,Vera Whiteye Jones on Restoring the circle Disscussions continue


9:00am John Rice – The teaching of the Feather


Noon - lunch, discussion time

1:30 Talking Circle

3:00 Closing Ceremonies





Agenda may be subject to change.




Minowbimaadzawin facilitators:

Tony Chegano  and  John Miller 



Registration Info:


See bottom of the page for Registration Form

$200.00 for both days

Invoices can be provided. 

Please make cheques payable to

“Restoring the Circle”  

Visa or MasterCard, please call

United Way 519-376-1560


 Participant Sponsorships are available for individuals,

please call and let us know of any concerns about paying the registration fee.

Email: restoringthecircle@gmail.com



  For more information please contact one of the committee members:


Tina McDougall, R.N., Chair

Vera Whiteye Jones

The Rev. Claire Miller

Gloria Habart

Monica Banz, R.N.


Restoring the Circle

1331 4th Ave West

Owen Sound ON

N4K 4W9

paultinam@yahoo.ca Sponsored by:

Ningwakwe Learning Press


The United Church of Canada 


United Way of Bruce Grey


The Anglican Church of Canada


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