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Free Resources from Lisa Schirch

by  //  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 2:47 PM  //  Resources

Lisa Schirch, one of CSOP's 2018 instructors, has authored or edited four training manuals which are available as FREE PDF downloads. Be sure to check out these rich resources: Handbook on Human Security: A Civil-Military-Police Curriculum, edited by Lisa Schirch Local Ownership in Security: Case Studies of Peacebuilding Approaches, by Lisa Schirch with Deborah Mancini-Griffoli […]

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Download your free copy of Voices of Harmony and Dissent

by  //  Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 1:50 PM  //  News, Resources

Last June we launched our book, Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds.  Each chapter, authored by a different CSOP instructor, explores three dimensions of peacebuilding: stories of inspiring peace work tools and strategies for peacebuilding in a variety of settings resources that have helped shape the author's views Now we […]

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Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Changing Their Worlds

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 4:20 PM  //  Resources

By Richard McCutcheon (editor), Jarem Sawatsky (editor) and Valerie Smith (editor) Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming their Worlds is a resource book and sampling of the CSOP designed to engaged, equip and inspire peace and justice practitioners around the world. Formerly this was only accessible by attending the annual June School in Winnipeg, […]

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Heart of Hope: A Guide for Using Peacemaking Circles to Develop Emotional Literacy, Promote Healing & Build Healthy Relationships

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 4:07 PM  //  Resources

By Carolyn Boyes-Watson and Kay Pranis This resource guide is designed for practitioners who work with youth, young adults, and their families within social services, violence/pregnancy prevention, education, and positive youth development programs. It offers a flexible set of tools that can be applied to a range of settings and for a variety of purposes. […]

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Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 4:04 PM  //  Resources

By Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair (Editor) and Warren Cariou (Editor) This anthology of Aboriginal writings from Manitoba takes readers back through the millennia and forward to the present day, painting a dynamic picture of a territory interconnected through words, ideas, and experiences. A rich collection of stories, poetry, nonfiction, and speeches, it features: Historical writings from […]

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Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 4:00 PM  //  Resources

By Jill Doerfler (Editor), Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair (Editor), Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark (Editor) For the Anishinaabeg people, who span a vast geographic region from the Great Lakes to the Plains and beyond, stories are vessels of knowledge. They are bagijiganan, offerings of the possibilities within Anishinaabeg life. Existing along a broad narrative spectrum, from aadizookaanag (traditional […]

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Recreating the World: A practical guide to building sustainable communities

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 3:55 PM  //  Resources

By Michael Bopp and Judie Bopp Rooted in decades of work with indigenous communities in the Americas, as well as extensive experience in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and the former Soviet Union, "Recreating the world" is really two books woven together. The first is a down-to-earth exposition of models, principles and strategies for understanding what […]

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Sacred Tree: Reflections on Native American Spirituality

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 3:47 PM  //  Resources

By Michael Bopp, Judie Bopp, Lee Brown and Phil Lane Jr. The Sacred Tree was created by the Four Worlds Development Project, a native American inter-tribal group, as a handbook of Native Spirituality for indigenous peoples all over the Americas and the world. This handbook is being used by the Four Worlds Development Project to […]

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Concerning the Prophets: True and False Prophecy in Jeremiah 23:9–29:32

by  //  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 @ 3:41 PM  //  Resources

By Dan Epp-Tiessen This book sheds light on the compositional history structure, and theology of the book of Jeremish by demonstrating that a large concentric unit of material focusing on true and false prophecy stands at the center of the book.  This unit, titled, "Concerning the Prophets" (23:9), utilizes the heritage of Jeremiah to contrast […]

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Diverse new CSOP book explores peacebuilding around the world

by  //  Wednesday, June 10, 2015 @ 8:34 PM  //  News, Resources

June 10, 2015 CMU to host launch of ‘Voices of Harmony & Dissent’ on Tuesday, June 16 A new book arising from Canadian Mennonite University’s (CMU) Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP) explores the stories, theory, and tools of 16 peace leaders, trainers, and activists from around the world. Voices of Harmony & Dissent: How Peacebuilders […]

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