O Canada!

220px-Flag-of-Canada-Vanier-ParkLast week I had occasion to be in Toronto on business with a colleague to attend a meeting with our colleagues at the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund of the Anglican Church of Canada.

As we gathered to start our meeting, our host began by acknowledging the original inhabitants of the land upon which we were meeting.  He spoke a little about the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, the Haudenosaunee (Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy) and the Huron-Wendat.  For me, it was a startling and embarrassing moment. Continue reading “O Canada!”