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The Indigenous Ministry Team of the Edmonton diocese hosted a Ribbon Skirt workshop, on August 14, at St. Faith's Anglican Church. According to Fiona Brownlee, Indigenous and Rural Communities Liaison, Elder Roxanne Tootoosis began the workshop by sharing teachings about the ribbon skirt, explaining why she dedicates her time to teaching others about her craft. Reconciliation begins with learning together and from one another, Brownlee says. After selecting fabrics, each participant was given her ribbons. There was much laughter, conversation, the occasional call-out for help, and smiles of joy as the women worked on their skirts. The next workshop will be held in Frog Lake on August 28.