“Circles for Reconciliation is an important effort to address decolonization and reconciliation. I applaud and support this carefully thought-out initiative.” Ry Moran Past Director, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba

The Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg is pleased to provide ongoing support to the initiative now widely know as Circles for Reconciliation! I know the beginnings were humble and you took a brave step forward to unite citizens of Winnipeg in this most important goal! Your efforts to build a foundation

“If Winnipeg is to succeed as a city, there must be reconciliation – between nations, between individuals. The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce is not only invested in the business-directed Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission—we are committed to holistic, all-inclusive, and innovative person-to-person plans such as those

We believe this engagement will be a great gift to the city of Winnipeg and all of its citizens – Indigenous and non-Indigenous.  It will provide a way for us to begin to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action that will engage people at the local

This work is a concrete response to the Truth and Reconciliation’s 94 ‘Calls to Action’ bringing together Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to engage in meaningful conversation and interaction in a true spirit of reconciliation. Winnipeg Presbytery of the United Church of Canada, representing all of the United Church congregations in

“There is no more pressing issue in Canada than reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. Circles for Reconciliation is a step in this direction and models a partnership we can all learn from.” Niigaan Sinclair Associate Professor &Acting Head Department of Native Studies – University of Manitoba

“Together we are better. Through Circles for Reconciliation, Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals will engage in difficult – yet essential – conversations to gain a deeper understanding of what reconciliation can look like both here in Winnipeg and in our daily lives. I applaud the collaborative and thoughtful approach that Circles

Reconciliation is an important part of the growth and development of Winnipeg’s Indigenous people and creating opportunities to bring people together to have the conversations is vital. In the spirit of working together to help one another, we look forward to participating in this initiative. Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata