Events Calendar

Summer 2019 - Indigenous Centre Events

All gatherings are held in DV 3206 unless otherwise indicated and open to Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, staff, and faculty.

Contact Cat Criger, Indigenous Advisor, for more information or if you have any questions: cat.criger@utoronto.ca or 905-569-4867.

 

July 2019

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University Closed - Statutory Holiday: Canada Day

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August 2019

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University Closed - Civic Holiday

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Smudging Time

Students, faculty and staff are invited to drop in and share in a traditional smudge and open chat. This is an opportunity to start and end the week with a grounding positive ceremony. Feel free to drop-in to these times and no ongoing commitment required.

Time: Mondays 11 am to 12:30 pm  //  Thursdays 12 pm to 1:30 pm

Location: DV 3206

 

Reading/Conversation Circles

Series of bi-weekly reading circles for students, staff, and faculty to explore Indigenous literature.

Book Selection: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

This is an opportunity to gain understanding of Indigenous metaphor and pedagogies that are often braided together to form the foundation of Indigenous contemporary literature. These conversations hope to remove stereotypical blindfolds. The goal is to enhance vision and understanding through the use of Indigenous cultural teachings and philosophies.

Contact Cat Criger for more information and to obtain a copy of the book: cat.criger@utoronto.ca or 905-569-4867

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Start date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, bi-weekly

Location: DV 3206

 

Indigenous Teaching Circles

These traditional teaching circles are a chance to become immersed in Indigenous tradition, ceremony and culture through Indigenous philosophical teachings, talking and sharing circles which will develop a deeper understanding of Indigenous ways of being, understanding life and walking in a good way. The focus of each circle to be guided by thoughts, questions or needs of participants. Feel free to drop-in to these times and no ongoing commitment required.

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Start date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019, bi-weekly

Location: DV 3206

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May 2019

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University closed - Statutory holiday

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Mohawk Language Exhibit as part of Aboriginal Awareness Week, 11:00 – 2:00 pm in CCT Atrium

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As part of Aboriginal Awareness Week:

Teaching Circles: 5-7 pm

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As part of Aboriginal Awareness Week:

Lunch and Learn with Cat: 12:00 – 1:00 pm in NE 3295

**Cancelled** Smudging Time: 12 pm

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