KAIROS Blanket Exercise

  • Author: KAIROS
  • Themes: Reconciliation
  • Division: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is a workshop that explores the nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada. Blankets arranged on the floor represent land and participants are invited to step into the roles of First Nations, Inuit and later Métis peoples, helping people to understand how the colonization of this land impacts those who were here long before settlers arrived. The teachers Edu-Kit contains a planning framework, lesson plans, and other supporting resources.