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January 2019

Stories and Sovereignty: Winter Tales of Water and Love – Nibi Onje Biimaadiiziiwin: Water is Life

January 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilson Hall, New College, University of Toronto, 40 Willcocks Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1C6 Canada
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Date: Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Location: 2007D Wilson Hall, New College, University of Toronto (St. George Campus) Panel: Sue Chiblow (PhD, York University) Deborah McGregor (Osgoode Hall) Aimee Craft (Lawyer, University of Ottawa)   Nibi Onje Biimaadiiziiwin: Water is Life brings together three esteemed Indigenous scholars to lead a panel and share knowledge on their stories, experiences and research, to foster dialogue on Indigenous water law and concerns facing our waters and Indigenous communities today. We…

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February 2019

Wild Rice and Indigenous Rights: A Conversation with Drew Hayden Taylor and James Whetung

February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1X3 Canada

Facilitator: TBD  Date: February 13th Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM  Location: Tarragon Theatre (30 Bridgman Ave.) The nearest TTC Stop is Dupont Station. Click here for more information on how to get there.  Description: As part of the Stories and Sovereignty: Winter Tales of Water and Love speaker series, playwright Drew Hayden Taylor and wild rice activist James Whetung will join in conversation about the work that Whetung does in restoring wild rice plants to the lakes of Northern Ontario and about the creation of the play Cottagers and Indians.…

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March 2019

Stories and Sovereignty: Winter Tales of Water and Love – Walking for the Water

March 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Walking for the Water Date: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location: HNES Building, Rm. 140, York University Speaker or Panel: Kelsey Leonard Kelsey Leonard Kelsey Leonard is a PhD candidate from the Department of Political Science at McMaster University and the first Native American woman to earn a science degree from the University of Oxford, which she earned in 2012, she has an MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management from St. Cross College, Her…

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World Water Day Event: Feasting the Forgotten Rivers

March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, ON M4W 3X8 Canada
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Date: Friday, March 22nd, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Location: Meeting at the Children's Garden at Evergreen Brickworks (550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, M4W 3X8) then walk down to Queens Park to Daniel's School of Architecture and then finally to Queens Quay. Finding our way through water paths and life paths, streaming love without end, uncovering ancient waters in Toronto. Please join us in honoring the lost and found waters. Walk with us on World Water Day: Friday,…

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Film Viewing: Water Warriors

March 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
51A Wetmore Hall, New College, 300 Huron Street, Toronto ON, M5S 273

Date: Friday, March 22nd, 2019 Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Location: Room 51A Wetmore Hall, New College, University of Toronto St. George Campus In honor of World Water Day please join us for the viewing of “Water Warriors” by filmmaker Michael Premo.“Water Warriors” is film about a community’s successful battle against the oil and gas industry in New Brunswick, Canada. When an oil industry starts searching for natural gas, Indigenous and white families get together to send away the…

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