LOCAL PUBLIC EVENTS – CONFIRMED DATES
October 4, 2017
Honouring the memory of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Potluck feast and creation of collaborative art piece. Time: 1 – 4 pm. At Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle, 1097 Water Street, Peterborough. For more information www.niijki.com
October 4, 2017
Day of Honouring our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. T.U.N.A. (Trent University Native Association) and TCSA (Trent Central Student Association) will be hosting a memorial museum from 9 am to 4 pm in the Gathering Space (GCS 102) in Gzowksi College. Drop by between classes. A candlelight vigil will be taking place on Faryon Bridge in the evening from 7:30 - 8:30. We will be honouring and paying respect to those who are no longer with us. For more information please see Facebook Event www.facebook.com/events/286280131875954
October 11, 2017
Contemporary Indigenous Dance and Curatorial Practice. A Pinetree Talk.
Aria Evans and Brian Solomon, 12 pm, Nozhem Theatre, Trent University
October 18, 2017
Spirit Builders: Charles Catto, Frontiers Foundation and the Struggle to End Indigenous Poverty. A Pinetree Talk with James Bacque. 12 pm, The Gathering Space, Trent University
November 2, 2017
Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care. A Pinetree Talk with Gary Geddes, 7 pm at The Gathering Space, Trent University
November 5, 2017
Remembrance Day Service at the Alderville Community Centre. Starting at 2:00 pm.
November 21, 2017
Indigenous Research Day. Trent University, 9 am – 5 pm
December 5, 2017
Stories of Reconciliation. A series of short videos by third year students in the Indigenous Studies Department. The Gathering Space, Trent University, 9 am – 12 noon
February 9 - 11, 2018 Indigenous Women’s Symposium, Trent University
February or March, 2018 Elders Gathering, Trent University
ONGOING EVENTS – PLEASE CONTACT THE SOURCE TO CONFIRM
Women's Hand Drumming Drop-In. For all women of any experience level. Every Tuesday evening. 1097 Water Street, Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle, 5 – 7 pm.
Weekly Grandmothers Luncheon. Lunch and talking circle. 1097 Water Street, Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle. For information contact head grandmother, Linda Richardson, (705) 743-7963.
Nitaawe. Culture and Language Program. 1097 Water Street at Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle, 11 am – 1 pm. For more information contact head office (705) 741-0900.
Ojibway Language Classes. 360 George Street North, Unit 6, Peterborough Square, Lower Level. 10 am – 12 noon. For information, contact Peterborough Native Language Program
1st Tuesday of each month
The Migizi Series. Bedford House, 551 Aylmer St. N., 7 – 9 pm. Talks with indigenous Community leaders and activists about the role of spirituality in social justice. For information firstname.lastname@example.org
Re-opening, Spring 2018
Kinomaage-Waapkong “The Rocks That Teach” (Petroglyphs Provincial Park). 10 am – 5 pm. 2249 Northey’s Bay Road, Woodview, ON K0L 3E0. For more information ~
Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre. 580 Cameron Street. Their website is www.nogofc.ca for further information regarding the programs they offer.
Tuesday Nights Traditional Teaching. Trent University, school term only, in the Gathering Space (Gzowski College) GCS 102, from 6 – 8 pm. For information ~ First People’s House of Learning. email@example.com. @fphltrentu www.facebook.com/FirstPeoplesHouseOfLearning
Note: If you are planning to attend a Pow wow and have not attended before, you might like to refer to the following brochure, and the section on Pow Wow etiquette.
LINKS FOR OTHER EVENTS
For cultural events at Curve Lake First Nation www.curvelakefirstnation.ca/tourism-and-culture
Curve Lake Pow Wow takes place each year on the third weekend in September.
For cultural events at Hiawatha First Nation www.hiawathafirstnation.com Hiawatha Pow Wow takes place each year on the May 24th weekend. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For cultural events at Alderville First Nation http://alderville.ca and www.aldervillesavanna.ca
For events at Trent University, First People’s House of Learning, follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/FirstPeoplesHouseofLearning or www.trentu.ca/fphl
For events at Fleming College and Niijkwewenanda, but usually open to all, check calendar at https://teamup.com/ks109dbe50c141cb82 or contact Kylie Fox, Fleming Aboriginal Student Services Coordinator at email@example.com. The calendar indicates which events are open to the public.
For events at Niijkiwendidaa Anishnabekwag Services Circle (NASC), check the calendar at www.niijki.com/programs.html
Look for the lectures in a series A Sense of Place: Perspectives on Relationship to Land and Water in the Kawarthas co-hosted by Kawartha Land Trust and Trent University. For information: http://kawarthalandtrust.org or www.trentu.ca/newsevents/news
June - November 2017
Anishinaabeg: Art & Power. Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Toronto
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