Kawartha Area First Nations and Other Indigenous Events Calendar
2018 - 2019
Local Public Events – confirmed dates
Benefit Concert for the Downie Wenjack Fund, Market Hall. Contact: Melodie McCullough, email@example.com
Front Runners. Film showing at Wenjack Theatre, Trent University campus. For information: Pam Hart. firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring Art Show. Whetung Gallery at Curve Lake. 1-4 pm. For information: http://www.whetung.com/pages/special-events
When Canada Targeted Indigenous Children & Their Mothers, Lynn Stood Up! Peterborough Public Library, Peterborough, Ontario. Presented by the Peterborough Famous Six Committee. Tickets at : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/when-canada-targeted-indigenous-children-their-mothers-lynn-stood-up-tickets-45125601890 Contact: Monica Vida MonicaVida@hotmail.ca
Upcoming Reconciliation event in Peterborough – watch for more information.
ONGOING EVENTS – 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. For information:
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 Programme (705) 741-0798.
Re-opening, spring 2018
Kinomaage-Waapkong “The Rocks That Teach” (Petroglyphs Provincial Park) . 10 am – 5 pm. 2249 Northey’s Bay Rd., Woodview K0L 3E0. For information: http://www.curvelakefirstnation.ca/tourism-and-culture/petroglyphs.php
Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre. 580 Cameron St. Their website is http://www.nogofc.ca/ for further info re. programmes 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. Twitter: @fphltrentu
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. http://www.curvelakefirstnation.ca/documents/powwow%20brochure%20-%20KC%20Edits.pdf
Links for other events:
For cultural events at Curve Lake First Nation: http://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: http://www.hiawathafirstnation.com/
Hiawatha Pow Wow takes place each year on the May 24th weekend. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.hiawathafirstnation.com/
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 http://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 http://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 http://www.trentu.ca/newsevents/news
Events in Other Places to Note in 2018
For events in and around Toronto, get on the circulation list for HIP (Honouring Indigenous Peoples) Newsletter. Contact: Julie Dunaiskis firstname.lastname@example.org
Also for a calendar of Toronto Indigenous events, contact AIWG @ REDEEMER email@example.com