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November 2019

Panel of International Speakers on Global Impact of Nestlé Water Taking: Toronto Event (Nov. 12)

November 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Lounge, New College, University of Toronto, St. George Campus

On Tuesday November 12th, from 7pm-9pm, the second of a series of public events Wellington Water Watchers is sponsoring is taking place in Toronto! Located at Wilson Hall Lounge, 2nd Floor Wilson Hall @ New College, 40 Willcocks St. Toronto. RSVP Here: https://wellingtonwaterwatchers.nationbuilder.com/eyes-on-nestle-toronto?utm_campaign=nestle_panel_tour&utm_medium=email&utm_source=wellingtonwaterwatchers International speakers from communities impacted by Nestlé water taking will speak about their experience opposing Nestlé. The event will feature Franklin Frederick (Brazilian writer and political/ environmental activist now living in Switzerland), and Bernhard and Rene Lisee Schmitt (founders of…

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January 2020

All Our Relations: Eels and Other Swimmers Teaching Us Life

January 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 2007D Wilson Hall, 40 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto, St. George Campus

Kristi Leora Gansworth is Anishinaabe poet and geographer and a citizen of Kitigan Zibi Anishinaabeg. She has ancestry belonging to the Onkwehonwe Haudenosaunee. Her presentation will focus on research related to current and historic relationships between humans and eels. Currently, Leora is a PhD candidate in the department of geography at York University. “All Our Relations” is a winter talk series which shares stories and insights about water and decolonial water governance from the perspectives of other water beings. These…

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“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: “A Pedagogy of Place” – the Simcoe Underpass Mural Project

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

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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