Facilitating Talking Circles and Using Principles of Consultation for Building Principle-Centred Communities and Manifesting Unified Action
Please come and learn about facilitating Talking Circles and using Principles of Consultation as tools for principle-centred community building and unified action, facilitated by our Brother Phil Lane Jr., Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations, and other respected Aboriginal Talking Circle Facilitators.
The purpose of Talking Circles and Principles of Consultatio
n is to create a safe environment for all people to share their points of view and experiences with others. This principle-centered process helps everyone gain a sense of trust in each other, which is essential for building the cohesive circles that make up powerful community-based movements.
Talking Circles ensures people are respectful of one another’s point of view, the shared time they take up and serve to allow non-interrupted talk and respectful consultation to proceed. A key result is that everyone’s point of view gets heard in a respectful manner. This process also supports communities to transcend abusive or disruptive behaviour. For more information on Talking Circles and Principles of Consultation see Talking Circles and Principles of Consultation.
Saturday, October 20th from 1:00 to 4:30 at the W2 Media Cafe (Basement),111 W. Hastings Street. A donation basket will be circulated.
Hosted by Occupy Vancouver Environmental Justice Group as part of a series of community and movement building trainings.
The Occupy Vancouver Environmental Justice Group believes that to live well together in harmony with Mother Earth we must facilitate system change for an equitable, sustainable and harmonious world, www.OccupyVancouver.com
We are looking for talking circle facilitators to come along and help us....please contact me for more information. Thanks!