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28 11, 2022

Digital Indigenous Beading Circle Special Guest: Andrea Johns

2022-12-01T11:30:28-04:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

Digital Indigenous Beading Circle (DIBC) Special Guest: Andrea Johns presenting Indigenous Entrepreneurship: One Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) Artist's Navigation of Creating, Promoting and Supporting Indigenous Art DIBC is very pleased to announce Kanien'kehá:ka (Mohawk) artist, Andrea Johns, will be our special guest to share with us about her experiences as an [...]

28 11, 2022

Talking Circle on Culture and Tradition with Bonnie Jane Maracle

2022-11-28T17:55:20-04:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |

Theme: Land Responsibility vs Land Ownership A look at Indigenous People's sense of responsibility as stewards of the land that are historical foundations for environmental preservation to be disrupted by the settler practice of ownership. Come and join, we have Traditional Teacher Bonnie Jane Maracle facilitate a talking circle [...]

18 10, 2022

Dr. Marguerite (Peggy) Hill Memorial Lecture on Indigenous Health (Virtually via Zoom)

2022-10-20T11:12:00-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Join faculty, learners, alumni and community members at this annual lecture that raises awareness about Indigenous health and traditional ways of knowing. We are pleased to welcome Morningstar Mercredi who will engage us with her perspectives on 'Collective Grief'. Morningstar is an Actor, Author and artist. For questions, contact the Office of Indigenous Health, Temerty Faculty [...]

18 10, 2022

Dr. Debby Darnard & a Grieving Fire (In-person)

2022-10-20T11:11:41-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

With Dr. Debby Darnard FNH will prepare a fire that will have a focus on grieving. Medicines will be provided. Register here  Everything is free admission. If inclement weather, all sessions taking place outside will be moved indoors to the First Nations House 3rd Floor Lounge. Contact Indigenous Student Life [...]

18 10, 2022

Talk: A Celebration of Spirit with Richard Van Camp (In-person & Virtual)

2022-10-20T11:02:22-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Please join us for this good visiting keynote with Tlicho author and storyteller Richard Van Camp who will share the interviews he's conducted with Indigenous Elders who have passed into Spirit and have returned sharing their recollections and what they learned in the Spirit World. Richard will also share [...]

18 10, 2022

Listening Party with Mayan Elder Bartolo on Indigenous Waves (In-person & Radio)

2022-10-20T11:03:53-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Join Jenny Blackbird and Jennifer Sylvester on Indigenous Waves 89.5 CIUT with Mayan Elder Bartolo at the Map Room Studio at Hart House. Indigenous Waves is a celebration of Indigenous cultures; locally, nationally and globally. Through music, storytelling, interviews, panel discussions, art, and humour we explore the diversity of Indigenous Peoples. Jenny [...]

18 10, 2022

Aztec Dance (In-person)

2022-10-20T11:05:30-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Aztec performers from the Dia De Los Muertos collective will showcase their dance in partnership with Hart House and First Nations House. The Día de Los Muertos Collective is a nonprofit that coordinates the efforts of Toronto's community to bring a celebration that honors the dead, delights the living, [...]

18 10, 2022

Dead Feast Discussion with Dorothy Peters (In-person)

2022-10-20T11:06:57-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

With Elder Dorothy Peters, we will be having a feast and discussion around death and dying from an Anishinaabe perspective. Medicines will be provided as well. This discussion will move inside to the First Nations House 3rd Floor Lounge if the weather is inclement. Register here 

18 10, 2022

Tocani Performance (In-person)

2022-10-20T11:08:04-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Performers from the Dia De Los Muertos collective will showcase their Tocani performance in partnership with Hart House and First Nations House. The Día de Los Muertos Collective is a nonprofit that coordinates the efforts of Toronto´s community to bring a celebration that honors the dead, delights the living, [...]

18 10, 2022

Funeral Rites, Memorial Tattoos & Teachings with Bonnie Jane Maracle and Crystal Kimewon (In-person)

2022-10-20T11:08:54-04:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: , , , , , |Tags: , , , , |

Bonnie Jane Maracle is a traditional teacher on site at First Nations House that is Wolf Clan, Mohawk Nation at Tyendinaga Territory. Bonnie Jane Maracle holds a BA in Indigenous studies from Trent University, a BEd and MEd from Queen's University, and she is a PhD candidate (Indigenous Studies) [...]

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