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Indigenous Events at OISE 2018-19

A number of events are hosted through the year to give students, faculty and staff an opportunity to develop a deeper appreciation and respect for the histories, cultures, values, and contemporary realities of Indigenous peoples. All are welcome to attend.

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Fall 2018

IEN & DKP Welcome and Information Fair - Thursday September 20, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room: OISE Library main floor. All are welcome to join the Indigenous Education Network and Deepening Knowledge Project's Welcome and Information Fair for new, returning and prospective OISE/UofT students. Meet our faculty, student and staff members. Chat with representatives from Indigenous initiatives at U of T and learn about Indigenous resources on campus for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Light refreshments provided.               

OISE Traditional Teacher Drop-in Sessions - Weekly, beginning on September 12, 2018. Jacqui Lavalley is available on Wednesday afternoons between 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. Room: 5-180. Drop in during these times, or to make an appointment email ien@utoronto.ca. Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome to drop in for traditional teachings, conversation and student support. More details here.

Indigenous Education Week - Monday October 22nd to Friday October 26th, multiple events in various locations at the University of Toronto. All events are free and open to the public.

#RockYourMocs Night at OISE - November 13th, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at OISE in room 5-180. The UofT Indigenous community is invited to bring their families and join Indigenous Education Network (IEN) and Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement (SAGE) for a night of rocking our moccasins, games, and snacks. We are celebrating Indigenous presence at teh university and posting pictures of our moccasins on social media. Register here.

#RockYourMocsOISE celebrates Indigenous presence and bring attention to the need for meaningful engagement with Indigenous people, ideas, and knowledges. Rock Your Mocs events are taking place all over Turtle Island the week of November 12-18. Wear your moccasins to celebrate Indigenous survivance and presence.

Walking With Our Sisters Toronto: 1 Year Commemoration - Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 6-8pm at the OISE Library (252 Bloor St W). This fall is the one-year anniversary of our time hosting the Walking With Our Sisters bundle here in Toronto. Join us for a gathering and feast to update everyone on the bundle, share information on the work that continues related to MMIWG2S, and reflect about the memorial and its time in our community. We'll also be highlighting Keetsahnak, a recently launched book about Walking With Our Sisters that is a means of further commemoration, honouring, and education.FULL LIST OF SPEAKERS TBA. There will be a giveaway of copies of Keetsahnak for attendees! This is a free event. Register here.

ACCESS INFO: This venue is physically accessible, seating will be available, and food will be provided. If you have questions or requests about event accessibility, please email wwostoronto@gmail.com. More Information on Keetsahnak: http://www.uap.ualberta.ca/titles/903-9781772123678-keetsahnak-our-missing-and-murdered-indigenous-sisters