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Friday, February 28, 2014

Event Postings

Events For March 1-19, 2014

Saturday March 1, 2014-12pm-5pm- 12th Annual Pow wow and Education Career Fair @ York University by CASS (Centre for Aboriginal Student Services) Vari Hall, 4700 Keele Street
Smoke Trail Singers- Host Drum
Charging Horse- Co-host Drum
Old Mush Singers-Water Drum

March 4-6 2014-10am-6pm- Urban Indigenous Teaching Symposium @ the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto
Join us for a 3 day symposium on Indigenous identity and culture in the city. Register now, limited space available.
Students & Youth - Free
Adults - $20.00
Seniors - $10.00
Drum Making
- $70.00
Moccasin Making - $55.00
Bundle Making - $35.00

Please contact Reception at the Native Canadian Centre to Register - 416-964-9087 or

Tuesday March 4
6:30/7:00 a.m. Sunrise Ceremony, Light Sacred Fire, Breakfast
10:00 – noon
Panel: Navigating and demystifying protocols for conducting research in Indigenous communities while simultaneously meeting university ethics board requirements
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Workshops
Drum making
Presentation of Student Papers
3:00—3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:30
Traditional Teachings
And Keynote Presentations
Indigenous laws & governance:
Clan Teachings in the urban context
5:30 – 6:00 Closing

March 5 – Wednesday
Continental Breakfast
10:00 – noon
Panel: Language matters
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Workshops
Moccasin making
Presentation of Student Papers
3:00—3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:30
Traditional Teachings
And Keynote Presentations
Indigenous Representation in the Mass Media
5:30 – 6:00 Closing

March 6 – Thursday
Continental Breakfast
10:00 – noon
Panel: The Relevance of Creation/Origin Stories in Contemporary times
Noon – 1:00 Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Workshops
Bundle making
Presentation of Student Papers
3:00—3:30 Break
3:30 – 5:30
Traditional Teachings
And Keynote Presentations
How traditional roles of Men & Women translate to
contemporary realities
5:30 – 6:00 Closing
6:00 – 9:00
Feast Sacred Items

March 6, 2014- Challenging Ableism: Creating A Culture of Accessibility- SBA, Equity Studies Students' Union and Disability Studies at UofT will be hosting various events for our annual Accessibility Awareness Month. Below are a list of events we will be doing. Mark off your calendars and register. More details will be coming soon.

Event Dates and Names

Organizing Disability Justice: The Importance of
Accountability, Care and Relation-building
Thursday March 6th
Location: OISE Room. 2295 (252 Bloor Street)
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Panel Speakers:
Eddie Ndopu Loree Erickson and Aj Withers

Navigating Ableist Spaces: Stories of Resistance
Thursday March 13th
Location: OISE Room. 2295 (252 Bloor Street)
Time: 5:30pm-8:00pm
Panel speakers:
Kayla Carter, Lee Maracle, and Quinto Zazoue

Night of Art and Expression: Creating Disability Differently
Friday March 14th
Location: New College Lounge (45 Wilcocks)
Time: 5:00pm
To display your work please register below

Cooking Discussion Group on Mental Health
Wednesday March 19th
Location: CWTP (563 Spadina Ave, North Borden Building)
Time: 12pm-3pm

Learning Disabilities Workshop with Integra
Tuesday March 24th
Location: Hart House Room North Dining Hall (7 Hart House Circle)
Time: 11:30am-1pm


All events will have ASL, Live Captioning, and Care Attendants

Please email or call 416-967-7322 for more information or accommodation need

Friday March 7, 2014-7pm- Masculindians: Conversations About Indigenous Manhood Book Launch Another Story Bookshop and University of Manitoba Press
Celebrate the launch of

Masculindians: Conversations about Indigenous Manhood

Featuring Sam McKegney
With Special Guests Lee Maracle and Daniel David Moses
Another Story Bookshop
315 Roncesvalles Avenue (at Grenadier)

Friday March 7, 2014-7:30pm-Shameless Magazine Website Launch and IWD Party Shameless Magazine is having a party! Join us on March 7th to celebrate our brand new website's launch, as well as International Women's Day! Come listen to some great music and support feminist media!

featuring performances by:
Tu Suis!

$5 admissions (comes with a FREE issue of the magazine!)
All-ages event
Venue is fully accessible

Location: Bike Pirates @ 1292 Bloor Street West

March 8, 2014-8:30pm- The Red Revue featuring Crystal Shawanda hosted by Cheri Maracle and Michelle Thrush

ANDPVA presents
The RED Revue
hosted by Cheri Maracle
at The Rivoli

9:15 p.m. Open Mic
10:15 p.m. Jace Martin
12:15 p.m. The Bad Guys

The Rivoli
334 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON

For Open Mic, email Rich Hunter, Development Manager

To reserve your tickets and for all other inquiries, email Millie Knapp, Executive Director

Art Design by Paul McLeod

Special Thanks to
Ontario Arts Council

Please Note: As I am away from Feb 28 until March 8, 2014, this is not a full list of events. I will get back to full listings upon my return! Miigwetch!

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