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May 2015


Dodem Kanonhsa' Craft Sale

Friday May 8th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dodem Kanonhsa, 55 St. Clair Ave East, 6th Floor | Toronto, ON M6H 3R9

Dodem Kanonhsa' welcomes the community to attend their upcoming craft sale.  Traditional and hand made crafts will be available so come one, come all!


Native Canadian Centre of Toronto's Mother's Day Craft Sale

Saturday May 9th, 2015 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

16 Spadina Road, Toronto Ontario

Pay a visit to the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto for their Mother's Day craft sale.  There will be 20+ vendors, a 50/50 draw, Indian tacos and more!


Registration Deadline for the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto's Education Days

Sunday May 17th, 2015

From the website, "Since 1962 the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto has been a key meeting place for all people, of all nations, from across Canada and all over the world. As Toronto’s oldest Indigenous community organization, the NCCT provides social, recreational, cultural and spiritual services for the Indigenous community and visitors alike.

The NCCT is creating Education Days in response to the numerous requests from educators to provide an opportunity for Students to learn more about Aborginal peoples. The content of the day is based on the Ontario Curriculum and will be highly interactive."


Aboriginal Stories and Craft

Thursday May 21st, 2015 from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

1745 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON M6E 2H4

Maria A. Shchuka Toronto Public Library will be hosting an upcoming drop-in event for school-aged children.  From the website, "Celebrate Aboriginal Awareness Week by listening to some wonderful stories and creating a craft to take home."


Indigenizing Psychology: Traditional Knowledges and Mental Health Services Symposium

Thursday May 28th, 2015 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto - 16 Spadina Road, Toronto, ON

From the website, "This one day symposium will cover issues of traditional Aboriginal Knowledges and mental health and healing.  It is for educators, practitioners, researchers and policy makers of all disciplines of applied mental health interested in enhancing knowledge and skills and exploring new ideas.

Registration Fees (Symposium Includes Catered Lunch): 

$120 - Academics, Practitioners and Professionals

$60 - Students & Community Members"

More information regarding registration and the schedule for the day can be found in the link provided.


Indigenous Sovereignty With Wab Kinew

Thursday May 28th, 2015 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
90 Croatia Street (Brock Avenue and Croatia Street)
An evening discussion of Indigenous sovereignty with Wab Kinew.  From the flyer, "Wab Kinew was named by Postmedia as one of “9 Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know.” He is the interim Associate Vice-President for Indigenous Relations as the University of Winnipeg and a correspondent with Aljazeera America. In 2014, Wab defended Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda on CBC’s Canada Reads literary competition. In 2012, he hosted the documentary series “8th Fire.” His hip hop music and journalism projects have won numerous awards. Wab holds a BA in Economics, is completing a Master’s degree in Indigenous Governance., and is a member of the Midewin. Wab is al-so an Honourary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada."

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Closing Events

Sunday May 31st - Wednesday June 3rd 

Various events to be held in the city of Ottawa 

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's final events and closing ceremonies.  

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