Waawaahte Northern Lights Initiative (WNLI)

Indigenous Experiential Journey (XJ 7.2)

A group of students standing next to a teepee

Application for 2016-17 Academic Year -Journey is from October 11th-14th, 2016

The Indigenous Experiential Journey is an opportunity for University of Toronto students to connect with an Indigenous Community on traditional teaching land with the aim or providing participants with direct, meaningful opportunities for cultural exchange and dialogue with First Nations peoples. The Indigenous Experiential Journey will be off campus - where we will travel approximately two hours from the UTM Campus (north of Peterborough and near the Curve Lake First Nations Reserve). In the case of this year students will have an opportunity to participate and be a part of an Anishnaabek Twelve Day Ceremony, which seeks to review the Anishnaabek perspective of creation and happens every four years.

More information is available at: https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/student-life/community-and-civic-engagement/short-term-experiences-0/global-experience/indigenous-experiential

A further description can also be found at: http://ose.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/story.php?id=7206

Applications will open in early September 2016.