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 @ Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle.11 am – 1 pm. For 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 (705) 741-0798.
1st Tues 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 2017
Kinomaage-Waapkong “The Rocks That Teach” (Petroglyphs Provincial Park) . 10 am – 5 pm. 2249 Northey’s Bay Rd., Woodview K0L 3E0. For information:
Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre. 580 Cameron St. Their website is http://www.nogofc.ca/ for further info regarding the programs they offer.
Tuesday Nights Traditional Teaching. Trent University, school term only, in the Ernie and Florence Benedict Gathering Space (Gzowski College) GCS 102, from 6 – 8 pm. For information: First People’s House of Learning. email@example.com. @fphltrentu
Wed. June 21
Indigenous Solidarity Day. Join Peterborough’s Indigenous community as we celebrate our Indigenous roots at Nichols Oval on June 21st (near the Pavilion). 3 – 8 pm. Information and Activity booths, traditional teachings, a Feast followed by a music video created by Elders and Youth. Sponsored by the Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre. For more information, check their website: www.nogofc.ca/1235-2/ or call Nadia McLaren 705-775-0387.
Wed June 21
National Aboriginal Day Celebrations with Miawpukek First Nation (from Newfoundland). Canoe Museum, 910 Monaghan Road, Peterborough , 9:30am – 8:00pm. Free admission all day! For information and schedule of events, check their website:
Wed. June 21
Aboriginal Art Show. Whetung Ojibwa Centre. Curve Lake. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. “. . . we celebrate the artistic endeavours of our native people. We share with you our history, our culture, and our heritage as we honour National Aboriginal Day.” For more information: www.whetung.com/pages/special-events
Thurs June 22
Educational Pow Wow at Whetung's, Whetung Ojibwa Centre. Curve Lake. 10am to 2:30 p.m. “To celebrate our National Aboriginal Day” For more information: www.whetung.com/pages/special-events
Sat. June 24
National Aboriginal Day Celebration. Dana Paudash Memorial Ball Park, 126 Paudash Street, Hiawatha First Nation. For more info: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or website: www.hiawathafirstnation.com/
July 8 & 9
Alderville First Nation Pow Wow . 5787 Roseneath Landing Road. For more information, check out their website: http://alderville.ca/sample-page/blog/
July 15 & 16
Scugog First Nation Pow Wow. For more information, check out their website: http://scugogfirstnation.com/Public/Pow-Wow
August 19 & 20
Summer Art Show. Whetung Ojibwa Centre. Curve Lake. For more information: www.whetung.com/pages/special-events
August 19 & 20
Rama First Nation Pow Wow. More info on their Facebook page.
August 22 - 27
Living and Learning. A land based language and culture course exploring Anishinaabemowin through experiential learning in a five-day camp. Location: Mazinawgamiig (Bon Echo Provincial Park). Open to community members and students from other universities. Contact: Elder Shirley Williams email@example.com or Chris Welter: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept 16 & 17
Curve Lake First Nation Pow Wow. For more info: website: www.curvelakefirstnation.ca
Note: If you are planning to attend a Pow wow and have not attended before, you might like to look at the following brochure, section on Pow Wow etiquette.
Links for other events:
For cultural events at Curve Lake First Nation:
Curve Lake Pow Wow takes place each year on the third weekend in September.
For cultural events at Hiawatha First Nation:
Hiawatha Pow Wow takes place each year on the May 24th weekend. Email: email@example.com www.hiawathafirstnation.com/
For cultural events at Alderville First Nation:
www.aldervillefirstnation.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, check calendar at https://teamup.com/ks109dbe50c141cb82 or contact Kylie Fox, Fleming Aboriginal Student Services Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. The calendar indicates which events are open to the public.
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
Events in Other Places to Note in 2017
March 2017 (continuous intake?)
Online Course through the University of Alberta. Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada, key issues facing Indigenous peoples today highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. For more information, www.coursera.org/learn/indigenous-canada
June 25 2017 ??
Sacred Water Walk. (with the support of Trent U Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Environmental Studies programs. For more info contact: Ecologos. www.ecologos.ca
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Kawartha Area First Nations and other Indigenous Events