Regina has unveiled a 43-foot mural along a main floor hallway in City Hall, to help educate staff and the public about Truth and Reconciliation.
14 panels stretch along the hallway, centered by a medicine wheel and star.
“This installation will remind us of the good work that the City of Regina has been a part of, and inspire us every day to continue to make progress,” said Mayor Michael Fougere.
The panels, which make up the mural integrates historical information on treaties and residential schools along with employee photos and written commitments to reconciliation serves as a daily reminder of reconciliation efforts in the capital.
“These panels are here to remind us of what work has been done toward reconciliation and inspire us to gain a greater understanding of our next steps that will move us forward as a community that champions diversity and inclusion,” explained Chris Holden, City Manager. “We want employees to see themselves in this journey and feel supported in learning more about Indigenous culture, human rights and anti-racism.”
(Photo: Mural at Regina City Hall. Courtesy of the City of Regina Facebook.)