“Walking with Our Sisters” comes to Winnipeg

by  //  Thursday, April 3, 2014 @ 4:47 PM  //  News

For those of you in the Winnipeg area, from now until April 12, the “Walking with our Sisters” art installation is on display at the Urban Shaman Gallery of Contemporary Aboriginal Art.  The gallery is located at 290 McDermot Avenue in Winnipeg and gallery hours are 10am – 8pm.  The gallery is closed Sundays and […]

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CSOP Participant Profile – David Caceres

by  //  Friday, February 7, 2014 @ 12:16 PM  //  News, Profiles

by Aaron Epp ‘War is something that no one should live,’ says retired Peruvian colonel. If anyone knows about the realities of war, it’s David Caceres. Caceres, who calls Lima, Peru home, was a colonel in the Peruvian army and served his country during the 1980s and 1990s. Witnessing the atrocities of armed conflict during […]

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CSOP Participates in “Walking with our Sisters”

by  //  Wednesday, November 27, 2013 @ 10:24 AM  //  Media, Video

At the 2013 Canadian School of Peacebuilding, the "Human Rights and Indigenous Legal Traditions" class participated in making moccasin vamps for  "Walking with our Sisters,"  an art installation created to raise awareness of the hundreds of missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.  Other CSOP participants were invited to become involved by walking alongside a […]

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Armand Volkas, 2013 CSOP instructor, returns to Winnipeg to teach an Expressive Arts Worskshop

by  //  Thursday, October 3, 2013 @ 4:43 PM  //  News

Armand Volkas, who taught at the CSOP in 2013, will be returning to Winnipeg in January, 2014.  Along with Laura Simms and Kate Donahue, Armand will be offering creative arts workshops as part of a certificate program offered by Express Yourself: Art Therapy & Expressive Arts Workshops for Children, Youth & Adults in Winnipeg.  For […]

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First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law: Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives

by  //  Saturday, December 1, 2012 @ 2:39 PM  //  Resources

First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law: Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives Edited by Catherine Bell and Val Napoleon First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law explores First Nations perspectives on cultural heritage and issues of reform within and beyond Western law. Written in collaboration with First Nation partners, it contains seven case studies featuring indigenous concepts, legal […]

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Current Approaches in Drama Therapy: 2nd Edition

by  //  Saturday, December 1, 2012 @ 1:44 PM  //  Resources

By assorted authors including Armand Volkas, edited by David Johnson and Renee Emunah The second edition of Current Approaches in Drama Therapy offers a revised and updated comprehensive compilation of the primary drama therapy methods and models that are being utilized and taught in the United States and Canada, including four new approaches… A distinct […]

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Piecework: A Woman’s Peace Theology

by  //  Saturday, December 1, 2012 @ 11:24 AM  //  Resources

By several authors including Wendy Kroeker A book of letters, conversations and reflections about peace from a feminist Mennonite perspective.  This 80-page book written by seven Mennonite women from across Canada. They vary in age and relate at different levels to the church. All share a background in theological studies. http://www.amazon.com/Piecework-A-Womens-Peace-Theology/dp/0968308015/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1292014752&sr=1-1

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Our God is Undocumented: Biblical Faith and Immigrant Justice

by  //  Saturday, December 1, 2012 @ 10:36 AM  //  Resources

By Ched Myers and Matthew Colwell The principle of hospitality and the commandment to welcome the stranger are among the most consistent themes of the Bible. How does that apply to the question of undocumented immigrants in our own country? In alternating chapters Myers examines the biblical dimensions of hospitality, sanctuary, the crossing of borders, […]

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