World’s Indigenous People Day

2018-07-31T16:31:25+00:00Tags: , , |

August 9 is the United Nations' International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. This year, the theme focuses on the current situation of Indigenous territories and the root causes of migration. It also highlights trans-border movement and displacement — with a specific focus on Indigenous peoples living in urban areas and across international borders. In Canada, First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples are recognized under the Canadian

Cheryl Bear

2018-07-17T13:25:01+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Please join us in praying for Cheryl Bear, who serves as CBM’s Indigenous Relations Specialist. In her role at CBM, Cheryl provides leadership and education to Canadian Baptist churches seeking to be more engaged with First Nations communities. Pray for wisdom and guidance as Cheryl seeks to bring Indigenous issues to light within our Baptist churches. As an

National Indigenous Peoples Day

2018-06-12T16:18:22+00:00Tags: , , , |

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. “This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples,” says information from the Government of Canada. “Although these groups share many similarities, they each have their

Introducing Cheryl Bear

2017-10-25T16:53:57+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Cheryl Bear an award winning musician, author and theologian has partnered with CBM this year to bring focus to the issues of indigenous women in Northern BC Canada. Cheryl is a band councillor of the Nadleh Whut’en community in Northern BC.  In June, Cheryl’s Ontario tour visited Ottawa, Lakefield, Mississauga and Toronto.