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25novAll DayConnecting Truth and Reconciliation to Health and Wellbeing


Event Details

Date: November 25, 2015

Time: 9:00-12:00pm

‘Centre Talks’ invites you to:

Connecting Truth and Reconciliation to Health and Wellbeing

You are invited to a special presentation by Clayton Shirt, a Knowledge Keeper, Traditional Teacher and Mentor. He is from the Wolf Clan of Saddle Lake, Alberta, Treaty 6. Clayton has been working as a Traditional Teacher and Healer for more than 10 years. He was taught in the old way, working for many years with the guidance of a number of Aniishnawbe Elders (Zaawawagaabo) and other First Nations Elders in Canada and the US, and was taught to do traditional ceremonies, teachings, circles, one to one work and to help all people to ‘walk in a good way’ through life.

Presently, Clayton works for the Toronto District School Board, Toronto Catholic District School Board, Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Dodem, NaMeRes and Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto.

The talk will be related to Truth and Reconciliation and health, and will explore:

  • What is Truth and Reconciliation?
  • What the new federal government should do within the first 100 days of its mandate
  • Advancing the Truth and Reconciliation process

For more about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, please see:

To register for this event, please email: with ‘Nov. 25th RSVP’ in the subject heading.

The new federal government’s mandate started on November 4th, 2015. The ‘Centre Talks’ committee from the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael’s Hospital will be exploring some issues related to health and wellbeing and relevant to consider during the new federal government’s first 100 days. To sign up to hear about future Centre Talks events, please email



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Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute

209 Victoria Street, 5th Floor RM 511

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