Saskatchewan archbishop charts a new path to reconciliation
REGINA – Archbishop Donald Bolen can tell you why we can’t just get over it and move on when it comes to our relationship with Canada’s Indigenous people.
It goes back to when he took part in a Prairie Walk, a tour of the land to discover its past. Bolen, who grew up on the Prairies, knew the land’s history dating back to his grandparents and great-grandparents. Saskatchewan, as far as most people knew, dated back only to the late 1800s and early 1900s (Saskatchewan joined Confederation in 1905). Bolen inquired of the tour guide about the oldest settlement in the