Strengthening Our Relations conference engaged Indigenous youth from around the Columbia Basin in a two-day event aiming to build the leaders of tomorrow while making cultural connections.
Strengthening Our Relations Regional Youth and Educators Conference was held at the Mir Centre for Peace at SelkirkCollege in Castlegar in September. Open to youth from ages 15 to 29 from around the Columbia Basin, the third-annual event included workshops, building connection to elders and group activities. This year's event featured speaker Wab Kinew and Bear Clan Patrol Inc leader James Favel from Winnipeg conducted one of the workshops.
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