Episode 14 – Balaad. What is a homeland?

On this month’s episode, we take a hard look at what it means to be Canadian  within our borders and beyond  with Omar Mouallem. Conor Kerr connects us to Canada’s Indigenous history with the Blanket Exercise. And, we find out how to make Edmonton a more welcoming place with Erick Ambtman and the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers .

Links:
Get your free copy of the High Level Lit Anthology! Created in collaboration with LitFest and Eighteen Bridges.
Follow Omar Mouallem.
Check out the Blanket Exercise, and find out how  First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education can facilitate it for your team.
Read the Truth and Reconciliation Recommendations.
Find out more about the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers.
Check out Vital Signs 2017 for more interesting facts about Belonging in Edmonton.

Grants:
Community Grants – Deadline is December 1st.
Vital Signs Grants – Deadline is January 15th.

Special shout out this month to  That’s So Maven by Andrea Beça: a podcast by, for, and about female entrepreneurs and leaders.

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Music: Calm Down by Rafael Archangel; Public Domain