The children who are shown holding hands were torn apart from each other, but now reunited as they make their way back home. Karen included beautiful imagery such as a moon and feathers to represent the First Nations, Inuit and Metis people joining together to guide the two siblings home.
100% of the net proceeds from the sales of the panel from 'The Journey Home' will be donated to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and the Orange Shirt Society. For more information on these charities, please visit www.irsss.ca and www.orangeshirtday.org
Quilters Nine Patch will be donating the proceeds from these kit sales to:
Ontario Truth & Reconciliation in Action through MCC
Your gift to the Indigenous Neighbours Reconciliation in Action program will address the legacy of residential schools, help remove barriers, close gaps and reconcile relationships with Indigenous peoples by supporting residential school survivors and educating settlers.