October 25, 2014
Canadians from across Canada met in Toronto on Saturday October 25 before embarking to the V Symposium in Coquimbo Chile.
Janet Sinclair and Tania Smethurst from Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, BC
Glen Brouwer from Sunrise School Division in Beausejour Manitoba
Paul Zakos- Chairman Collective Steering Committee
Banakonda Kish Kennedy – FNTI, Ryerson University and Humber College
Heather Green – Anishinabek Educational Institute
We all boarded the plane for the 9000 km (11 hours) journey to Santiago. We were met by our Chilean hosts Pedro Valenzuela, Maria Hueichaqueo and family. Monday our contingent was completed with the arrival of our translator, Michelle Johnson from Minneapolis.
On Tuesday October 28 we returned “home” to the Ruka.