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January 2020

“Being Salmon, Being Human” Storytelling Performance

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
George Ignatieff Theater, University of Toronto- St. George Campus, 15 Devonshire Pl
Toronto, ON M5S 2C8 Canada
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Artwork by April White www.aprilwhite.com With permission from Chelsea Green Publishing. This January, a unique storytelling performance from Norway is coming to Toronto called BEING SALMON, BEING HUMAN. Inspired by Martin Lee Mueller's award-winning book by the same name, this tour combines traditional tales, original music, and contemporary philosophy. The performance draws upon the salmon stories of Sami and First Nations peoples of Scandinavia and North America and takes us on a journey through the extraordinary lives of wild salmon --…

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February 2020

All Our Relations: Nipissing First Nation and Sovereign Fishing Practices

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room 2007D Wilson Hall, 40 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto, St. George Campus

Nicole Latulippe is an Assistant Professor in the departments of Human Geography and Physical and Environmental Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough. She has also worked for the Anishinabek Nation on Ipperwash implementation and as a community-based researcher. Her research and teaching interests include the treaty relationship; Indigenous, cross-cultural, and place-based research methodologies; Indigenous geographies; and environmental knowledge, governance, justice and law. Nicole is a treaty person. Her family is French-Canadian from Nipissing and unceded Algonquin territories and she…

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May 2020

Indigenous Digital Artistic Hub: Talking Treaties in Tkaronto with Ange Loft

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This presentation and workshop reflect on treaty-making and upkeep in what is now known as Toronto, through the lens of three main agreements: the Dish with One Spoon; the Covenant Chain and 1764 Treaty of Niagara; and the ‘Toronto Purchase’ with the Mississaugas of the Credit. Narratives of Nation-to-Nation gift-giving, kin building, resource sharing, and the role of oral memory are supported by excerpts from the 2016 Talking Treaties Audio Gallery and the 2019 film “By These Presents: ‘Purchasing’ Toronto”.…

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Indigenous Digital Artistic Hub: Connecting with our First Family: A virtual studio visit with Nyle Johnston (W.1)

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This interactive workshop looks to the tradition of storytelling as a foundation for learning.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore the use of visual art as a catalyst for student voice and interdisciplinary teaching and learning. https://ago.ca/exhibitions/storytelling As the founder of Miigizi Creations, Nyle Johnston offers support to a range of community organizations as a Visual Story Teller, Master Artist, experienced Muralist and Cultural Consultant. His artistic practice is focused on drawing and painting stories of the Anishinaabe Nation…

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Indigenous Digital Artistic Hub: “A Pedagogy of Place” – the Simcoe Underpass Mural Project

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tannis Nielsen, (a Métis Woman of Anishnawbe and Danish descent) has twenty years of professional experience in the arts, cultural and community sectors, and twelve years of teaching practice at the post-secondary level. She holds a Masters in Visual Studies Degree (M.V.S.) from the University of Toronto an Art and Art History-Specialist Degree from U of T, as well as a Diploma in Art and Art History from Sheridan College. Tannis’s research and teaching practice engages with the areas of…

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