This is a special service to honour and remember those who have gone missing and whose lives have been taken. At 4:30, participants will march from the Peace River Museum to Riverfront Park, where a memorial service will take place. All are asked to wear red in support. If you would like to volunteer or speak at the event or add names to be remembered, please contact [email protected] or call/text 780-219-5789.
KAIROS Blanket Exercise has been offered across Canada, in schools, to community groups, employers, and the general public. The Blanket Exercise is an interactive experience looking at Canadian history from an Indigenous viewpoint. Developed with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators the activity strives to speak truth, and broaden understanding, respect and Reconciliation among Indigenous and non-indigenous people. Peace River Aboriginal Interagency has completed a version with a localized script to the Peace Region. It is an interactive and experiential 2 hour training which teaches Indigenous history through an Indigenous lens. Facilitators guide participants through a summarized version of historic events from pre-contact to colonization,
Stop on by the Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre to experience the travelling exhibit from the Canadian Language Museum, "Beyond Words: Dictionaries and Indigenous Languages." In their words, this exhibit "highlights the complex relationship between Indigenous languages and dictionaries over several centuries, from word lists and dictionaries developed for exploration, colonization, conversion and assimilation purposes, to online language materials being developed by Indigenous communities to transmit the elders’ language knowledge to today’s youth." Admission to the museum and this exhibit is by donation.
Halloween at the Museum Pick up a bag of candy at the Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre! While Supplies Last October 31st, 2020 10am to 4pm (Costumes are optional but encouraged!) As per COVID-19 restrictions there will be a limit number of visitors in the Museum Gift Shop at one time. We also require those coming into the Gift Shop to sanitize their hands upon entry.