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Monday, May 5, 2014



Monday May 5, 2014-5pm Canadian Roots- Stories Beyond Borders! (Youth 14-23 years of age)

FREE FOOD AND SCREENINGS OF SHORT FILMS on Monday May 5th. Come celebrate spring with Canadian Roots Exchange, and find out how you can participat
in our digital storytelling project and upcoming cultural exchanges!!

@ the Faculty of Social Work (attached to the Tim Hortons)

246 Bloor Street West - 7th Floor, RM 712 (St. George Station exit Bedford

To register please email:

Wednesday May 7, 2014-5:30pm-7:30pm- Toronto Indigenous Student Writer’s Collective Official Launch@ Ryerson University 350 Victoria Sreet POD 250

Friday May 9, 2014- Aboriginal Engagement Sessions: Child Care Access Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday May 14, 2014- 1:30pm-5pm-Indigenous Music of Non:wa (NOW) Workshop with Grammy Nominated Musician and Educator Dawn Avery. 209 Victoria (Keenan Research Centre in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute at St. Michael’s Hospital) Toronto. Proceeds are part of the 2nd annual fundraiser in support to Well Living House; action research centre for Indigenous infant, child and family health.
Workshop tickets are only $125.00 OR $200.00 includes
workshop and Spirit Moon event and performance that
evening from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Wednesday May 14, 2014- 6:30pm-2nd Annual Fundraiser for Spirit Moon-Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Support an action research centre for Indigenous infant, child and family health. Join counsel of Grandparents' member Jan Kahehti:io Longboat as she shares full moon ceremony teachings. Digital stories screening of cutting edge scientific innovation in Indigenous knowlege translation research and practice. Share in the vision of Well Living House: to see every Indigenous infant born into a context that promotes health and wellbeing. Evening will be hosted by celebrated actor, MD and deputy health officer for Aboriginal Health in BC, Dr Evan Adams. Special performance will be given by Grammy nominated Cellist, Composer and Educator, Dawn Avery

Saturday May 24, 2014-5:30pm-9:00pm- Violence No More @ the Native Canadian Centre-Join No More Silence Families of Sisters in Spirit and The Native Youth Sexual Health Network to discuss community based responses to violence with Sarah Hunt and Maryanne Pearce and others to be announced soon!

Join us in community to honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and on the path of decolonization towards a world free of global oppression!

Thanks to the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto for supporting our application to the New College Initiatives Fund and the Principal's Initiative Fund!

Big thanks to the Groundswell fund for your support

Sunday May 11, 2014-2pm-5pm- Labour + Love: A Celebration of Caregivers @Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street. Tickets available at
$5-10 PWYC admission, no one turned away at the door.

Labour + LOVE is a celebration of Caregivers featuring storytelling, spoken word, and musical performances.

Kwentong Bayan in collaboration with CCESO (Caregiver Connections) will present stories from their comic book combined with live illustrations and audio soundscapes.

Special guests include Mahlikah Awe:ri, Lishai, Haniely Pableo, PANTAYO, Zak’isha Brown & Randell Adjei.

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