"`Facing AIDS, Facing Reality' is an interactive multimedia project that takes a unique look at the AIDS epidemic. .... The project is a joint effort of The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) [www.pwrdf.org] and the Communications and Information Resources Department of the Anglican Church of Canada. .... The exhibit consists of 16 panels accompanied by a multi-layered soundtrack that animates the stories of those affected and infected by the disease and the response of PWRDF partners to the pandemic. The exhibition is available to travel throughout the 30 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada and will end its journey in June 2007 at the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in Winnipeg". -- Intro., p. .
Contents: Message from Exhibit Patron / Lois Hutchison -- Table of Contents -- Introduction: The Exhibit -- Exhibit Photos and Stories -- What Can I Do ? -- PWRDF Work on HIV and AIDS -- About the Photographers -- The Exhibit Soundtrack.
Booklet prepared to introduce and accompany the "Facing AIDS, Facing Reality" photo exhibit launched by PWRDF (Primate's World Relief and Development Fund) in August 2006 as part of the Ecumenical Pre-Conference on AIDS (10-11 August 2006) and the XVI International AIDS Conference held in Toronto, Ont., 13-18 August 2006.
"Written and edited by Ed Bianchi, Maura Hanrahan, Jennifer Henry, Shannon Neufeldt, and Chuck Wright". p. iv.
"The article, 'Understanding Treaty as Covenant', was graciously provided by Stan McKay". -- p. iv.
"'In Peace and Friendship' is a response to those who faith or conscience compels them to understand more deeply the struggles of Aboriginal peoples in Canada. It provides an opportunity, particularly for non-Aboriginal people, to open themselves to a new perspective by exploring a relationship with the original inhabitants of this land that recognizes their unique nationhood. .... [It] is an educational resource for groups of youth or adults, within a congregation, a regional church body or as an open community event. There are five sessions. This resource could be used as a series of weekly workshops for a local group or linked together for a 2-day conference or retreat. The first and fifth sessions assume a Christian perspective". -- p. i.
Contents: [Prefatory Material i.e.] Purpose -- Uses -- Facilitators -- Format -- Before You Begin -- Terminology -- Table of Contents -- A New Relationship: Contextual Article -- Session 1: Renewing the Covenant -- Faithful to God's Covenant: Theological Reflection -- Session 2: Nation to Nation -- A Continent of Nations: Background Article -- Session 3: Collective Rights -- In Common: Background Article -- Session 4: A Case in Point -- Reclaiming Land in Caledonia: Background Article -- Session 5: Churches in Solidarity ? -- The Churches' Role in Recognizing Aboriginal Rights: Background Article.